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#281465 - 12/22/15 06:55 AM Repairing cracked transom  
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David Parker Offline
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Has anyone ever repaired a cracked Wave transom? I hear conflicting reports on using LDPE brazing rods, G/Flex, 5200, Devcon Plastic Welder (methyl methacrylate), etc. What works?

I do not need to restore the strength to secure the pintles as I have another way to remount those. I only need to seal the boat's skin and stop the cracking with a deep crevice repair.

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#281490 - 12/25/15 06:39 AM Re: Repairing cracked transom [Re: David Parker]  
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I don't have any experience with the wave but I have succesfully repaired holes in a couple of large polly tanks with Ferroprae. It sticks to just about anything and sets rock hard


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#281493 - 12/25/15 09:00 PM Re: Repairing cracked transom [Re: David Parker]  
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