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Re: kayak repair

Posted by Bret B on October 7, 2011, 9:29 am, in reply to "kayak repair"

Hi Sue, I might have what you need. My plastic Ocean Kayak had a couple of cracks so I brought down an inexpensive heat gun with various attachments, and some "welding rod" (made out of the same white polyethylene my kayak is.) I followed the instructions from the kayak manufacturer and I thought I got it welded well enough, but the cracks opened up again the first time I took the kayak out and it almost sank!

So you're welcome to try my gun. If you make it work better than I did, could I get some pointers from you?

Reply or email me with your phone # if you want to borrow it.

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