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Old 08-07-2013, 07:27 PM
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Boat: 1992 ProSport 205, 351 - 285HO
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That pink material remain on the hull in the pictures is the same thing mine had, pretty sure it's Bondo. That was probably the best choice of attempting to bond aluminum to fiberglass back then, but today, there are a lot of more advanced resins that will both bond better, and allow for some flex to accomodate the vibration and movement that could occur in that area. I used West System's G-Flex, thickened into a paste and 'bedded' the aluminum stuffing box into that. I considered 3M 5200 but decided on G-Flex after talking to tech support at WS.
1992 ProSport 205
(Former) 1989 ProStar 190 Power Slot
Somewhere between SML and LKG
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