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Wenonah Sundowner ABS Canoe repair

My 17' Wenonah ABS Canoe has a crack thru the hull about 10'' long caused by children walking on it in winter temps. Can I use West System G-Flex to repair crack?

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The easiest, cheapest, and most durable solution I have found (after abusing an Old Town Penobscot for 17 years) is Marine Gunk, available in large tubes for a caulking gun. It adheres well, flexes with the canoe, does not separate or crack. I learned this trick from a rental outfitter. You can find it on line from such distributors as Ace Hardware. It requires 24 hours for a full cure and will "run", so be sure the area to be repaired is level. You can build it up in layers if the repair is particularly thick.


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No actually you can't.. but heres an idea. get a couple pieces of gum, and flavor you like, and chew it up till its super duper sticky, then take it out of your mouth and stick it in the hole :) and thats its done,

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