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    My RXP was hit today need some advice!

    Well...some idiot from the projects, JK. A buddy of mine wasn't paying attention was coming up to fast to my ski and ran into us from the back ramped off the side of the ski. Hit my passenger in the leg (He was ok) and did some damage.

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    What would ya'll recommend for repairing the hull? The seat i'm assuming either get it re wrapped or buy a new one. I don't think this guy is going to cough up any money to help fix what he did.


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    gel coa repair kit will fix the chip ..and get a new seat cover from the store ..you will like it you stick to it it is easier to hold on...take it to e automotive apolstery shop just make sure they use stainless steel staples...marien shops already will

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    Quote Originally Posted by breon View Post
    gel coa repair kit will fix the chip ..and get a new seat cover from the store ..you will like it you stick to it it is easier to hold on...take it to e automotive apolstery shop just make sure they use stainless steel staples...marien shops already will
    Had some simular repairs on my Ole Ladies RXP. Order you a gel coat repair kit, follow the instructions. It took a lot of hand sanding for me to get the finish perfect. The neat thing about gel coat is that it is a thick finish. I hand sanded by starting with a 180 grit paper, then 400, 600, 1000, 1500, 2000 all wet sanding. finished up with some good rubbing compounds followed by a top coat of wax. Your looks to be in an area easily reached and not down under the ski. That black finish matches real easy so when finished there is no sign of the repair.

    Seat cover, I replaced both of mine myself. Bought an upholstery staple gun with the long snout, some 1/4" and 3/8" stainless staples. I think I remember using the 3/8".

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    Great, thanks for the info guys. Any recommendations for places to buy the gel coat repair kit. To make sure I'm looking at the right thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBoyRXP View Post
    Well...some idiot from the projects, JK. A buddy of mine...I don't think this guy is going to cough up any money to help fix what he did.
    What?!....oh...he'd pay....one way or the other.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigBoyRXP View Post
    Well...some idiot from the projects, JK. A buddy of mine wasn't paying attention was coming up to fast to my ski and ran into us from the back ramped off the side of the ski. Hit my passenger in the leg (He was ok) and did some damage.

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    What would ya'll recommend for repairing the hull? The seat i'm assuming either get it re wrapped or buy a new one. I don't think this guy is going to cough up any money to help fix what he did.

    I would reccomend that you give your friend some lessons in operating a pwc and remind him of a 50 ft rule especially if he cant keep his pwc off others.

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    i've used bath tup repair kits to fix spots on my gel coat...its also sandable and paintable...

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