Underheating will not allow the repair to bond with the hull material. I will post a report about the project when I get all the work done. Patch the crack with a liberal patch of JB Weld. Already have an account? Rentals for Canoes, Kayaks, Rafts, boats serving the Kenai canoe trail system and the Kenai river for over 15 years.
Warning Wear safety glasses when working with the KC welder, sander and Dremel tool. For the ambitious, re-caning and re-webbing your seat are also options, but be prepared for the project to take longer than you expect—especially replacing the caning. The common name for this is Rino lining. Thanks justaddwater, We had found that site and tried the sitkaflex and it peels off when cured. I Really think that a personel use canoe would last a lifetime with this material sprayed on.
Please use the same username and password for all areas. It will probably fail eventually, but we'll take all the bonus time we can get. Use plastic cleaner solvent to remove grease or other solvent soluble contaminants. She is less diplomatic than me when people question what we do Letting large quantities of snow build up on top of your canoe over the winter can cause hull damage. One of the canoes fell from the trailer at some speed and ground the bottom rib until a couple of holes appeared.
Overheating will weaken the hull. It was for us a real big savings, as we were able to get a couple of more seasons out of canoes that we would have had to sell due to the wear on the keel lines Anyone know if anyone rino-lines in Fairbanks? Then go back and carefully remove the tape and newspaper. I would caution you not to attempt to use up the remainer of the product on areas not properly prepared ie. Fills in scratches and surface cracks on composite canoes or kayaks.