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Question on Fibreglass repair??

I have some dodgey sections on the cockpit seats on my boat - both sides. the fibreglass is cracked and uneven. It's an old boat and I don't want to go to a huge amount of expense and effort - just want to be able to sit on the seats in relative comfort.
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repair them yourself... not exactly rocket science..
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You may be able to use epoxy and just 2 layers of 6 oz. cloth to make the repair. If your careful and tape & paper off areas, you should be able to get a fairly neat job without a lot of finish work. I use a 6 inch foam roller to spread the epoxy and saturate the fiberglass cloth. The roller also helps remove any air bubbles.
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