Instructables: exploring - outside - boats - repair http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:49:15 PDT BLOX v1.01 Easy Sail Repair with 3M 5200 http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Sail-Repair-with-3M-5200/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SUMO/HJKC0GEV/FTSSUMOHJKC0GEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SUMO/HJKC0GEV/FTSSUMOHJKC0GEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTS/SUMO/HJKC0GEV/FTSSUMOHJKC0GEV.SMALL.jpg stangtime I had a couple small holes in an old mainsail that needed patching.  Over the years I've used sail tape as well as had holes stitched up "properly" with uv thread and Dacron material.  I stumbled onto a few websites where people had patched their holes with 5200 and scraps of old sail.  So for less ...
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Sun, 4 Aug 2013 14:10:21 PDT
Quick and Easy Kayak Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-and-Easy-Kayak-Repair/
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 07:44:55 PDT
Transom Replacement with a plywood core http://www.instructables.com/id/Transom-Replacement-with-a-plywood-core/
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Mon, 16 Apr 2012 08:21:39 PDT
Boat Repair with Carbon Fiber http://www.instructables.com/id/Boat-Repair-with-Carbon-Fiber/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2012 11:13:38 PST
repairing a headsail http://www.instructables.com/id/repairing-a-headsail/
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Tue, 30 Aug 2011 10:43:46 PDT
Fixing a plastic (polyethylene) kayak with a hole in it http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-plastic-polyethylene-kayak-with-a-hole-/
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Sat, 19 Jun 2010 22:25:02 PDT
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-plastic-kayak-or-canoe/
How to fix a plastic kayak or canoe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGM/RCQV/FWYHVAWB/FGMRCQVFWYHVAWB.SMALL.jpg jinnan_tonnix This is an instructable describing a really easy and cheap way of effectively repairing cracks in your kayak or canoe, using nothing more than a drill, cloth tape and a hair dryer.I was given a kayak but it had six cracks in the hull and would eventually take on lots of water.I had two options: scra...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2009 14:25:50 PDT
How To Repair Fiberglass http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Repair-Fiberglass/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/C33Y/FNZAC6WM/FH6C33YFNZAC6WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/C33Y/FNZAC6WM/FH6C33YFNZAC6WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH6/C33Y/FNZAC6WM/FH6C33YFNZAC6WM.SMALL.jpg tap guy This video segment will show you how to do a simple fiberglass repair. This demonstration is applicable to any fiberglass products.
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Wed, 3 Dec 2008 07:50:15 PST
Free Yacht Chapter 3: Fix Broken Stix and other Trix http://www.instructables.com/id/Free-Yacht-Chapter-3%3a-Fix-Broken-Stix-and-other-Tr/
Free Yacht Chapter 3: Fix Broken Stix and other Trix - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/9JYF/5B3EP4HDAXH/FAQ9JYF5B3EP4HDAXH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/9JYF/5B3EP4HDAXH/FAQ9JYF5B3EP4HDAXH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAQ/9JYF/5B3EP4HDAXH/FAQ9JYF5B3EP4HDAXH.SMALL.jpg TimAnderson On the maiden voyage of the free yacht I broke the tiller by standing on it. Sure it sounds dumb, but if I hadn't done that I'm sure something worse would have happened. That's the sort of relationship I have with tillers and rudders.Continues the saga begun at How to Get a Free Yachtepoxy pix by Ni...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2006 03:30:59 PDT