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RoscoB190
05-17-2005, 03:04 PM
I just recently noticed a small quarter inch tear on the back seat of my boat and I'd like to fix it before it becomes a problem. I would appreciate any words of wisdom on how to complete this repair. Thanks in advance for your help!

ski_king
05-17-2005, 03:08 PM
Try this (http://www.tvproducts4less.com/hwll-12.html) and let us know how it works.
My bet is it dosent work too good.

east tx skier
05-17-2005, 03:14 PM
From my experience on another boat and a jeep, as supposed, it doesn't work too well.

ski_king
05-17-2005, 03:22 PM
Better try an upholstery shop for suggestions.

Duck Tape come in all colors now. I did a temp repair on my snowmobile seat 2 years ago and it is still holding up fine. Besides it will give your boat the tptool look.

Tom023
05-17-2005, 03:35 PM
I've used this with very good results.

http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10001&langId=-1&catalogId=10001&productId=139435

RoscoB190
05-17-2005, 03:39 PM
Thanks for the help guys! I'll give that westmarine stuff a whirl.

BriEOD
05-17-2005, 03:41 PM
Clear wet suit cement. Try a dive shop. Works like a champ. ;)

MarkP
05-17-2005, 03:48 PM
Clear wet suit cement. Try a dive shop. Works like a champ. ;)
Hey Brian,

I didnít see any rips in that interior of yours..

BriEOD
05-17-2005, 03:50 PM
I've got a small like 1/2" tear on top of the motor box I'm not sure what it's from. But, that interior is almost 20 years old (older than Erk... 8p ) A friend of mine has one in the same spot. Anyway that cement works really well. The main thing is just to keep it from tearing any further.

east tx skier
05-17-2005, 04:18 PM
Wish I'd known that. I've got a few that I stopped with epoxy. Works well at holding them, but it turns yellow. I've got replacements for all of those skins, but I want them to last a while before I put the new ones on there. Just some little nicks here and there.

jsonova99
05-17-2005, 04:21 PM
I bought a vinyl repair kit once to fix some vinyl in my car and it worked pretty well, it even had pigments to try to match the color.

ski_king
05-17-2005, 04:27 PM
I've got a small like 1/2" tear on top of the motor box I'm not sure what it's from. .....
Had one on top of the engine cover in the old interior, it came from a clumsey friend digging the fin of his ski across it on a hot day. :mad: