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Old 28 March 2017, 07:28   #1
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Boat hull repair / recommendations

After removing the anti foul from our rib I am left with some small chips/ areas that want filling. One chip is on the keel at the front too, minor repairs but want to be able to polish the hull up

What products would you recommend to do this.

I see plastic padding offer the following:

Marine filler
Marine epoxy, also listed as marine filler and
Gelcoat filler

All three suggest they are good for repairing hulls above and below the water line.

Any recommendations as I want to get moving quickly
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Old 28 March 2017, 07:59   #2
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If it's just gelcoat dinks then the plastic padding gelcoat filler will be fine. It will finish a little whiter than your hull but not noticeably so (not visible from 6 feet). If you have exposed GRP then a bit of epoxy to fill and seal first might be wise.
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If it's just gelcoat dinks then the plastic padding gelcoat filler will be fine. It will finish a little whiter than your hull but not noticeably so (not visible from 6 feet). If you have exposed GRP then a bit of epoxy to fill and seal first might be wise.
Thank you, I will get some ordered, would love to get to Ardbeg but on holiday with the rib already, another missed Redbay adventure
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