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Old 04-23-2008, 10:40 AM
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"How to " trailer carpet repair

Here is the deal.
I have to fix a carpet repair on my trailer.
It is in the very back ( rear) of one of my runners.
It's only about an 8" section that needs it, and I believe only needs carpet.
I am going to launch the boat and pull the trailer out, which means it will still be wet.
What do I need to do from this point.
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:44 AM
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have your carpet pre-cut... rip off and staple... i'm not too sure about using adhesive... most of it will probably work on wet wood anyways... we just used a lot of staples in the repair on the mari-star trailer
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:46 AM
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Use stainless staples though.
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Old 04-23-2008, 10:55 AM
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Skip the adhesive IMO. Will just make it more difficult to get the carpet off next time.
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:00 AM
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Stainless Staples is a must!
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:01 AM
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Just got to thinking , it's on the end, which seems like it will need some folding, I am not good at wrapping presents.
I think I will drive the boat and have my buddies perform the work.
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Old 04-23-2008, 11:18 AM
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No adhesive please. If you adhesive the tops of the bunks and the carpet goes bad again, you have just possibly created a mess the the bottom of the boat where the boat meets the bunks. Adhesive heats up a little causing it to stick to the boat. Not a good idea IMHO.
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Old 04-23-2008, 01:40 PM
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I re-did my boards last year and I used a light layer of gorilla glue to keep it down. The only bad thing is that if you get it too thick, it will bleed through. I don't mind using the glue b/c when I go to replace next time, I'll probably replace the boards too. It's only like $40 in lumber. I will suggest however that you double layer the carpet, especially on the larger boats. I have a 240SC and I didn't double layer the carpet and I'm regretting it.
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Old 05-21-2008, 12:38 PM
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Where would be the best place to get new carpet. Roughly what is the cost and what kind of carpet should we use??????

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Old 05-21-2008, 10:49 PM
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Home Depot

I just did mine and got the black carpet from Home Depot. I think it was around 4 dollars per foot.
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