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Repairing bolt holes in transom

Old 10-04-2004, 08:31 AM
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What is the best way to glass over or repair bolt holes in a transom? I'm talking maybe the size of a quarter or half dollar.

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Old 10-04-2004, 03:14 PM
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i would also like to know. i might be selling one of my boats with stock power and i need to remove the external steering. i have 4-9/16 holes and 8 -1/4 holes. i was going to just fill them with reson then touch up the gel coat but i dont know what is best. thanks
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I used wood dowels and 5200, then glass over. But I would wait for an expert to chime in.
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in my personal opinion, which is not the easy to do it is gring from both sides until they meet and start glassing, time consuming but worth every penny in my book, a lot more work but will stay together.
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dowel it and repair
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