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PostPosted: 05 Aug 2016, 16:09 

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I have some small tears in the liner (boat is not carpeted) that I want to glue back down. The fabric will be glued straight to aluminum but that stuff is pretty stretchy. What should I use that won't eat up the material later on?


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PostPosted: 06 Aug 2016, 08:54 
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If it is the same vinyl boat flooring that I used on my G3, then I'd consider using this Permatex vinyl repair kit. Sounds like it would work, but I've never used it personally. regards, richg99

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PostPosted: 06 Aug 2016, 09:12 
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I am a fan of Weldwood Contact Cement.
If used properly, and applied as per directions,
it is a good product to hold stuff together.
Waterproof, flexible, does not get brittle over time.
When applied to two surfaces - it is a ONE TIME opportunity
to position the two pieces together - there is no second chance.
This product is designed to adhere a covering onto the substrate -
not to repair rips and tears - or to cosmetically hide damaged material.
it is an adhesive - a very aggressive adhesive - that does not adversely affect the material.
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