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post #8 of Old 05-23-2010
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Thumbs up Repairs on Lockley Sea Witch, Castlecraft Sunflower

I'm definitely not an expert but I have a Sea Witch with red ABS skin over Styrofoam core. I had a Castlecraft Sunflower II years ago which was the same design, a little smaller and a lot cheerier shade of yellow!

A few big bumps and the 30-year old ABS shows it's age by fractures.

With the previous info in mind of avoiding any kind of volatile chemicals which will quickly destroy the foam core I have successfully repaired these boats using URETHANE adhesives and FOAM. It sticks to about anything, right?
Though it doesn't hold up to UV exposure it works fine for repairs under the ABS and repairs like remounting the bump trim, etc.

FYI, I am into boats to make them sail- sometimes they don't LOOK like the top-of-the-line craft but I'm in it for FUN !

Anyone else tried this?
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