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Originally Posted by Ulladh View Post

Clean the spider crack area, widen and clean out the cracks with an awl or sharpened screwdriver, clean again with a solvent. Butter the cracks with a filler epoxy compound, sand and prep for painting with a one or two part top side paint.

In my experience-a Dremel with the pointy sanding attachment works tons and tons better for widening the cracks.
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