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Old 06 January 2017, 19:18   #11
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Originally Posted by Tim M View Post
I'd love to see someone do a patch through a 2 inch valve hole 😉

Peeling back the rubbing strake (with a hot air gun) a bit and doing a proper repair should be very straight forward.
I do it all the time...

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Old 06 January 2017, 19:44   #12
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Originally Posted by office888 View Post
I do it all the time...
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Old 07 January 2017, 10:47   #13
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Originally Posted by arenouf View Post
Please can you advise me how to remove the rubber strake on my hypalon tubes that has come loose on the starboard tube. Have been quoted 600 to remove old, remove the glue and then apply a new strake as not cost effective to remove all the old glue from the strake. There must be a way surely??
Removal is easy, heat gun the strake pull it off, depends how much has come loose, and what sorta condition it's in you can just resand the tube and strake and bang it back on,

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