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    GPR Fix Hull Drill Holes

    I have to plug six 1/8" holes in the hull of my GPR1200 that I had to drill to get water out before it froze this winter. What do you guys think is better Marine Tex or 3M 5200? Any other recommendations? Thanks in advance!!!


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    I would think the 5200 will be the easiest to force into the holes

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    marine tex

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    +1 on marine tex but where did you drill the holes?

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    I was going to ask WHY did you drill those holes.....

    oh to tie things up and because I like it. +1 on the 5200

    ..OR..Permatex right stuff

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    You drilled thru the hull or just the inner liner? If the inner liner I'd leave them open so they can drain in the future. If through the hull I'd ask what were you thinking!!

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    In case you don't read your other thread: If all the holes are on the inside, I would leave them, especially if you haven't figured out how the water got there last time. 5200 would seal well and be easy to do on the ones that were dry anyway.

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    The holes are in the hull. Not the inner liner. There was a good amount of water stuck between the inner liner and the hull with winter coming fast. The general consensus on GH was to drill some small holes in the hull to allow the water to drain before it froze. Now I just need to patch the holes with something that will take the water pounding abuse. Thank for your continued advice!
    Last edited by pizbrewin; 04-15-2013 at 08:33 PM. Reason: typo

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    Quote Originally Posted by pizbrewin View Post
    The holes are in the hull. Not the inner liner. There was a good amount of water stuck between the inner liner and the hull with winter coming fast. The general consensus on GH was to drill some small holes in the hull to allow the water to drain before it froze. Now I just need to patch the holes with something that will take the water pounding abuse. Thank for your continued advice!
    seen it done before

    I would suggest marine tex in each one and sand smooth

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