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Dinghy Repair

Hey Guys, ive started to notice my Hypalon dinghy on the bottom of it that its wear from being pulled on to beaches and docks, what do most people use? its on the bottom so it doesn't have to be pretty,
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Re: Dinghy Repair

I've used neoprene rubber strips glued down with polyurethane over the wear areas. Stole the idea from my old Avon dinghy. Works well.

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Re: Dinghy Repair

I like the idea of adding wear strips, but they may affect handling. You can buy sheets of hypalon and two part glue to reinforce the bottom as well.
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