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My 30 ft. aluminum pontoons on my 1987 pontoon have holes!

My 30 ft. aluminum pontoons on my 1987 pontoon boat have holes in the bottom. Many holes. I've been told that welding them is going to be difficult and may not ''hold.'' I am at my wit's end because I just restored the rest of the boat!!

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Clean and use marine JB Weld on the holes. If entire surface is pitted badly, fill with Jb,sand with 300 grit entire pontoons, clean with acetone, paint with self etching primer and paint with acrylic enamel paint (automotive), followed by 2 coats of clear. I used silver gray metallic on my 24 ft. Grumman over 5 yrs. ago and it still looks great! Easier to clean than aluminum too. Just coat it a couple times a yr. with spray wax! USSGSPOT

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You can mig weld them that will hold

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