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Filling old boltholes-Which epoxy hardener?
I have finished sanding the deck of my boat, now need to fill all of those screw/bolt holes. I am guessing marine bondo will not provide the strength required. As I took off an old toe rail and rub rail there are about 140 holes to fill!
My question is, can I use regular hardener? I understand I should use a syringe to fill the hole, but it seems that the regular hardener only has a pot life of about 10 minutes. I would be mixing up many, many small batches.
Also, if I used regular cure hardener, don't the syringes get jammed solid pretty quick?
I keep reading about people filling holes like these, but no specific steps outlining it. All help appreciated, especially since I just spent the entire weekend sanding down the deck some more and would like to move on to something else for a change of pace for a day or so.