Canvas covered kayak restoration

Discussion in 'Wooden Boat Building and Restoration' started by buzzman, May 23, 2011.

  1. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Bubble gum, no kidding, works well for small puncture holes.
     
  2. buzzman
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    Yeah, I'd heard that. It's like that old one but a good one for fuel tanks - ordinary soap.
    Rub it in and it seals and dries. Doesn't last all that long, but saves your fuel if you get a pinhole leak.
     
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    hoytedow Fly on the Wall - Miss ddt yet?

    Soap is better for gas tanks than canoe skin. Different solvents, you know.

    And welcome to the forum, buzzman. Are you a beekeeper?
     
  4. buzzman
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    Yeah, be no point trying to repair a leak in a canoe with soap!! But at least the area around the hole would be clean :)

    Nah, not apiarist. Nick comes from Buzz Aldrin.....long story
     

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    hoytedow Fly on the Wall - Miss ddt yet?

    Tell it sometime. :)
     
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