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Old 02-06-2014, 11:56   #1
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Sikaflex product for Keel Bedding

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I need to make a temporary repair to the keel of my boat. I am going to be removing the existing bedding with a rotozip for an inch or two and then will fill the gap with a Sikaflex product. I will need to remove the keel at some point in the future so don't want a permanent bonding agent like 5200. Sikaflex is the only product available locally so it would be best to go with that brand.

I am aware that this is not the best thing to do but it is what I can afford to do now. If anyone has different ideas on a temp fix I will listen but I can't afford to detach the keel and rebed it now.
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Re: Sikaflex product for Keel Bedding

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Re: Sikaflex product for Keel Bedding

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Hi All:

I need to make a temporary repair to the keel of my boat. I am going to be removing the existing bedding with a rotozip for an inch or two and then will fill the gap with a Sikaflex product. I will need to remove the keel at some point in the future so don't want a permanent bonding agent like 5200. Sikaflex is the only product available locally so it would be best to go with that brand.

I am aware that this is not the best thing to do but it is what I can afford to do now. If anyone has different ideas on a temp fix I will listen but I can't afford to detach the keel and rebed it now.
Have you considered Sikaflex 291?
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Re: Sikaflex product for Keel Bedding

Sika will be ok for a temporary fix, but 1 inch or 2 with a roto?? hell you have a serious gap there,, cheers...
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