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my 18 ft aluminum boat has a leak. it has floor boards and i cant tell wear the leak is. does anyone know of the best way to find this leak without taking the floor up? any suggestions to fix this spot after finding the leak? remember men rule and guns are cool..............
 

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GLUV-IT is an outstanding sealer/primer/filler/epoxy etc. for aluminum boats.... it actually flexes.....I would suuggest that you seal the entire hull with it after repairing your problem....or you might want to take a shot at it clearing up your problem in the first place.......about $75 per gallon
 

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Put the boat on a pair of saw horses. And fill it with water until you can see where the leak is. Circle the leaks the size of a baesball and any rivets with water on them with with a majic marker.

Drain the water out and let dry.

Try using marine epoxy--it is very sticky and strong. Follow the perparation directions closely. This can be applied to the outside of the boat--so no taking up the floor boards.
 

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Put the boat on a pair of saw horses. And fill it with water until you can see where the leak is. Circle the leaks the size of a baesball and any rivets with water on them with with a majic marker.

Drain the water out and let dry.

Try using marine epoxy--it is very sticky and strong. Follow the perparation directions closely. This can be applied to the outside of the boat--so no taking up the floor boards.
Dang it, you beat me to it! :thumbsup:

Also, once you find the leak, you should try to patch it w/ another piece of alluminum sheet metal, just weld the lil booger on, and yer home free! :salude:

-Stouff
 
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