Keel Guard

Discussion in 'Boat and Accessory Building' started by Evan, Mar 19, 2018.

  1. Evan

    Evan New Member

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    Hi all,

    I am looking for recommendations on what type of epoxy to use as a keel guard on my thermal-formed kayak. I have some J-B Weld putty, but I am not convinced that is going to work. Any input is greatly appreciated.

    Thank you kindly,
    Evan
     
  2. JohnAbercrombie

    JohnAbercrombie Paddler

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    Evan-
    I've never worked with epoxy on a thermoform kayak. One problem I'd anticipate is that you'd have to match the flexibility of the epoxy to the thermoform material. (Possibly G-Flex epoxy?).

    If it were my boat, I'd probably use KeelEazy tape.
    http://www.keeleazy.com/