How to patch small shell holes. - Fiberglass RV

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Old 02-12-2007, 01:56 AM   #1
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Like the topic says: I am removing some of stuff riveted to our trailer's walls and putting new stuff in that won't line up with the old holes.

Is there a simple, attractive, and water-tight way to fill the empty holes?


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Old 02-12-2007, 06:02 AM   #2
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Peter, I removed the stinky slinky tube off the front and the spare tire of the I too had some holes to fix. I used Marine/Plastic Fiberglass Repair. It's a two part putty, cut off a chunk and kneed until the colors combine...roll into a sausage and stuffed it in. It's sandable and paintable. The color doesn't match perfectly tho. I'm not sure anything would. Perhaps a tiny bit of spot paint would help. I bought it at Lowe's for less than $5. I also used it on a wood fence when the gate catch screws had stripped out.
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Old 02-12-2007, 08:48 AM   #3
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We have used the two part epoxy in various forms for years on the tugs I work on to make a quick and easy fix. The stuff from devcon is great and easy to use. There are other brands out there as well. Good stuff.
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