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  1. Stress Cracks ~ Ok or Not

    V-Drives
    Right now I'm in the process of looking for a runner bottom to buy. Seems like many in my price range have stress cracks in gel/paint on rear corners. Is this something I should stay away from OR is this normal and no big deal. Not really talking about how bad it looks, most can't be seen from...
  2. Another Obamacare FAIL, Millions Fall Through the Cracks

    Political Rhetoric
    Millions Trapped in Health-Law Coverage Gap - Yahoo Finance And I have no idea what BC/BS is going to do. What fun!!! :no: As a side note, looks like at least some are his supporters. GOOD! :|err
  3. [Question] Cracks in clear resin over wood

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Has any one ever been successful at repairing cracks in a clear resin over wood this was done by some one jumping across deck:(((((( when cold any help I would like to try something a little less invasive but may end up redoing entire deck include pics as best as possable, Thanks WildBill
  4. 02 Mach 26 Stress Cracks

    PB Open Water
    Looking at an 02 DCB Mach 26 w/o power. Current owner states the boat was rigged for 8 years with over 1000 h/p, a Bravo xr/Imco set up, claims speeds of over 135. Boat is clean except for some light stress cracks on the top of the transom next to the back edges of the engine cover. Is this a...
  5. 02 Mach 26 Stress Cracks

    Jim Wilkes
    Looking at an 02 DCB Mach 26 w/o power. Owner claims approximately 300 hours on boat. For 8 years was rigged with over 1000 hp, Bravo/Imco set up. Owner claims speeds of over 135 mph. Boat looks clean except for some light stress cracks on the top of the transom, next to the back edges of the...
  6. How can I fix these Cracks!!!!!!!!!

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    The pics are on the deck, Can I bondo these? Or will primer fill it. Or does it shrink too much?? If I sand all the yellow off cracks are gone, but the one crack between colors is bad. Seems like it would have done this even if it wasn't painted??? Or do I need to reglass the whole decklid or...
  7. fixing fiber glass stress cracks

    PB Open Water
    my 78 hawaiian has a crap load of stress cracks due to it not having a deck support it has one now and doent flex but all the gell coat has been stripped off what would be a good filler to put down level out and paint any help is very appriciated
  8. Advise Repairing Stress Cracks

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Help! I have a 1993 25' Power Play SD that has some gelcoat stress cracks that I'd like to get repaired...I have access to the inside bulkhead and don't see any damage to the fiberglass - just the outer gelcoat. Any 'Step-by-Step' advise would be GREATLY appreciated!!!!! Here's some pics:
  9. Stress cracks

    Jet Boats
    Ok I. Have a 78 Hawaii jet boat and it's got stress cracks everywhere ... Is this a bad thing or just well used... What can happen
  10. Deep looking vertical cracks in lower hull, repair suggestions?

    Jet Boats
    I recently replaced the front floor area and front stringer in my 1994 Lavey 21 foot open bow. 18 years of use had rotted the front part of the floor from the dash forward. I also replaced the bulkhead that the back of the front stringer glasses to. Used all 1/2" marine grade plywood, and...
  11. Cole TR-2 transom cracks

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    My 79 Cole TR-2 has a stress crack across the transom. First pic shows location in relation to top of transom and kind of gives an idea the size of the crack. The second pic shows how it starts to wrap around on the right side only. In the third pic I put tape from where it starts and ends...
  12. Cracks in newly sprayed gelcoat??? Please help!!

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Quick run down. Had all the bulkheads replaced not to long ago and flow coated black. The flow coat was brushed on with runs/drips everywhere and looked like crap. After reading numerous threads about spraying on gelcoat, I decided to try it myself and chose a different color this time. I used...
  13. deck cracks on hallet need advise

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    i have two hallets that have done this in the same exact locations. Ive been told to use fiberglass filler but it seems to me like it will just crack again. any advice would be apreciated!
  14. Coast guard cracks down on fat boaters

    PB Open Water
    Coast Guard Cracks Down On Fat Boaters, Limits Total Passengers
  15. Stress Cracks

    Jet Boats
    ok, so i started out with this crack... Grinded away the gel in that area and now this is what i see... This crack is where the bulk head is. What should i do to repair this? My guess is that area with the yellow looking glass i need to remove and replace?
  16. stress cracks?

    Jet Boats
    being that i have a 33 y.o boat orginal gel coat with not one stress crack. my ? is... can i do anything to prevent stress cracks from happening, also what causes them to start. thanks..:)
  17. Stress Cracks

    PB Open Water
    Just Checked Out A Boat (tunnel Hull) That Is For Sale. After Looking It Over I Found Some Fine Stress Cracks On Inner Underside Of The Hull. Is This Normal.does This Happen After A Few Years. My Current Boat Does Not Show This. What Are Your Opinions. Thank's Donnie
  18. Repairing cracks in gel

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    What is the best method to repair gelcoat cracks. This boat has a lot of cracks in the painted deck that are all the way thru the paint and gel. They don't seem to be any deeper than the gel. Is it best to grind them out and lay mat and resin or is there a product like "Fiber Tech" that will...
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