ok, on with patching! I did the first easy one and it held!! of course i was a bit sloppy with the glue and now there is a big ugly brown stain around the patch but it's holding.
So next holes, with pictures this time. There are the two on the bow.
Picture #1 is the bottom of the bow. Do I just slap a great big patch over that one?
Picture #2 does in fact show a puncture through the rub strake. I assume I need to peel that back, apply a touch of heat I am told, then clean it up patch it and rub strake back over it?
Pictures #3 and #4 were the start of this. you can see the cones are a bit rough. On both sides the insignificant looking scratches are leaking. what's my best approach there?
Oh, and one more. You can see the threadbare areas in picture #3. Do I do anything about those areas? There are obviously more. None of them are leaking (yet).