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DIY Gelcoat Repair

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dlb

I have some gouges in my black Gelcoat I want to repair.

I have 2 questions....

Where do I buy the kit?

How do I make sure of the color match?

Thanks

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inlandlaker

I just ordered some of this. I'll be checking it out as soon as it arrives. Do a search here. There are other members who have used it with very good success.

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dlb

I already checked there.

I have an '02 boat, they don't list that "vintage".

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Malibuss

my question is , what do you use as hardener ? My Dealer WIzard Lake sent me some gel touch up but I need to mix in some hardener

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wdr

I have an ebony hull that I did some minor work on and used the Spectrum kit and was happy with it. I am doing some board repair now and have been getting my hardner at Auto Zone. Any auto parts place will have it. Get the clear hardner for fiberglass resin.

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jwl019

I already checked there.

I have an '02 boat, they don't list that "vintage".

I sent Malibu my hull ID# and asked them what colors (true names) I had, then ordered the Spectrum from that.

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dlb

I sent Malibu my hull ID# and asked them what colors (true names) I had, then ordered the Spectrum from that.

Thanks for the tip!

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Malibuss

thanks for the hardener tip too, I will try it

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Bawshogg

my question is , what do you use as hardener ? My Dealer WIzard Lake sent me some gel touch up but I need to mix in some hardener

It's called MEKP. Available at most marine supply stores, and some auto parts stores. It's the standard hardener for polyester based resins.

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Nitrousbird

Spectrum is good stuff. Expensive but works well.

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