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I've noticed several magazine ads for West System's SIX10 epoxy that mention you should keep a tube of the stuff onboard with the rest of your stored gear and spares.

Given that we'll be heading off on a 3 month cruise to the North Channel in early June, can someone convince me that I should carry a tube of the stuff (and a caulk gun) with my gear? What sorts of emergency repairs would it be good for?

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I wouldn't go with Six:10 epoxy. I'd go with one of the thickened epoxy putties listed HERE Some of these can be applied and will cure underwater. That makes them far more useful as an emergency repair material.

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