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Do I need to worry about little pit/ding in gel coat.


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Loving new boat.  Nassau Blue metallic pops in the sun.

However,  I discovered a small bb to dry pea sized divit/pit/ding in the gel coat after delivery (upper bow).  It blends in with the metallic flake and is not noticible unless you are right up on it.  No spider cracks.  Just a tiny pit. Probably a little air bubble during production..

Is this something I need to worry about and have fixed, or is it something I can blow off and not worry about?  

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9 hours ago, 4mc said:

Loving new boat.  Nassau Blue metallic pops in the sun.

However,  I discovered a small bb to dry pea sized divit/pit/ding in the gel coat after delivery (upper bow).  It blends in with the metallic flake and is not noticible unless you are right up on it.  No spider cracks.  Just a tiny pit. Probably a little air bubble during production..

Is this something I need to worry about and have fixed, or is it something I can blow off and not worry about?  

Document it and submit it to your dealer for a warranty repair, they most likely have a few gelcoat repair guys they contract this work too. Find out who they are and look into their work.

when I had some gel work done on my 2014 (dealer scratched the hull and emblems when water testing) the 1st guy they had do it did nothing more than try to polish it out and blend it in.

There is only one guy in our area I’ll go to for gel work now, he’s expensive but when you want it done right and to never know it was done, he’s the guy

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It would be a lot easier to fix if they can fill it with a little clear and buff it.  If they have to sand it down and blend into metal flake that's a bigger problem that requires some skill.  In either event take it to the dealer during the offseason so there is time to get out fixed when things are a little slower.  

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