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easye515
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06/24/2019 08:34PM


I took the canoe off its rack today to prep for a camping trip on friday, noticed this nice little ding that one of kids must have put in the canoe, it is smaller than a quarter, and doesn't go all the way through, its just the top layer (outfitter edition, so it has the extra layer of kevlar). Should I be patching this before the trip, or not worry about it?

thanks!
 
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06/24/2019 09:18PM
Yes.

If you have the supplies and time, absolutely. An easy quick fix.

If not, I'd slap a good quality piece of duct tape on it and repair it when you get back.
 
Arcola
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06/24/2019 10:11PM
5 minute epoxy and you'll most likely never think of it again.
 
SevenofNine
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06/25/2019 07:03AM
Definitely patch the hole before you go. This will prevent dirt and water from getting in there which might make a patch harder to do down the road. Your repair doesn't have to be a work of art just functional so don't be afraid to do it.
 
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