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Old 07-05-2013, 04:54   #46
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Re: Patching a Dinghy

I had a leak/cut next to the rubber bumper on one, I made the hole big enough to insert a patch inside the tube with the glue facing out, last resort type thing and it worked.

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Old 13-05-2013, 18:19   #47
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Re: Patching a Dinghy

Years ago, when cruising with different 2nd hand dinks, I was always doing patching. The 2 part gues from the boat stores was expensive and had a short shelf life.
I found a product called Rema Tip Top SC2000. Less expensive, for 2x the product size. And no shelf life. And it worked great. What more could a cruiser want.
It's the perfect glue for inflatibles.

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Re: Patching a Dinghy

Rema actually says a 4 year shelf life, compared to one year for some of the Bostik products. If it bonds as well and is as permanent, that's great.

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