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Posted by Aries 181
8/10/2017 5:48 AM
In another thread, I talked about the holes leaking where my transducer was mounted on the transom of my boat. I reapplied 5200 to re-seal the holes but water is still leaching out so before I add the stern saver for my transducer I want to use marine-tex epoxy to seal the holes permanently.

Has anyone used this product? Other idea's?

Posted by Carl
8/10/2017 7:20 AM
its great stuff, just make sure you get it smooth and flat, it is a pain to try to sand it.
Posted by Dropshot
8/10/2017 9:43 AM
It is good stuff Bill. Had a small spot on my hull and last spring Dusty used Marine Tex. Cannot even tell it was ever scuffed.
Posted by on fish
8/10/2017 12:19 PM
Excellent stuff!! Can even color it if need be
Posted by Aries 181
8/12/2017 5:07 PM
You guys are right, very good stuff. Much better than 5200 by 3M. I sanded the top 3 inches with 80 grit sandpaper and my sanding block so the stern saver will sit flush on the transom. I will attach it in the morning and let it cure until Monday after work.

Posted by Carl
8/18/2017 9:51 AM
it is in puddy form when mixed
Posted by Aries 181
8/18/2017 1:16 PM
If you've ever used JB weld, it's about the same consistency. Spreads real easy with a putty knife. Easy to sand down if you use a sanding block.

Island cove marina store has the 2 oz size in white and gray.

Posted by richg99
8/18/2017 4:21 PM
If water is "still leaching out" wouldn't you want to dry her out completely first?

Years ago I had similar problems with a foam-filled hull (Carolina Skiff). The standard solution was to drill 1/4 inch holes or larger, tip the boat up at the bow as HIGH as possible, and let her drain until all water stopped.

Edited by richg99 8/18/2017 4:22 PM
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