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  1. Hull Scratches and Oyster Rash Repair?

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    Hello, so I was recently going back into some marsh with my skiff and hit a small oyster reef. It scratched the gel coat off to the point where the start of the fiberglass is visible. I understand that this is common and/or part of going shallow. However, the suggestion of what to do next is...
  2. Gordon / Hell's Bay Console Replacement

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    I'm looking for some insight on a project that i am thinking about undertaking. I am wanting to update and redo all of the components on my Waterman 18 Console, but I am thinking that buying a new console and having it installed maybe cheaper than the fiberglass work it would take to fill in...
  3. Gelcoat Gouge Repair Help

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    Hi everybody, I’m looking for advice on doing my first gelcoat Repair. I’m hoping to hear some tips to make this a little easier and less daunting and also some pitfalls that I should avoid. This weekend I had a bunk support give out as I was driving the boat onto the trailer. The bunk...
  4. Taking Care of Oyster Skuffs/Scratches on Bottom of Hull

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    Hi guys, Seeing what folks do with the bottom of the skiff hull as far as treating oyster scratches/skuffs. I bought my skiff used from a guide, so I obviously have quite a few of them, in fact, it almost looks like the bottom of the hull was textured that way. My plan is this: - Do minor...
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