Best decoy leaker fix

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  1. Jim Dandy

    Jim Dandy Elite Refuge Member

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    I have some leakers and they are worth saving. What is the best fix for plugging the holes and cracks once I find them?

    Dandy
     
  2. Rick Hall

    Rick Hall Elite Refuge Member

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    I "weld" holes shut with an electric soldering iron: super quick, easy and permanent. But the only thing I've found to hold long term on cracks has been 3M 5200, which is messy and takes days to cure.
     
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    bxcall1 Senior Refuge Member

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    I had real good luck last year with rustoleum liguid rubber in a spray can.
    Lay down a layer, while still wet I lay in a piece of nylon screen and spray it again. Cleaned the area real well before hand of course. Didn't have any failures. Works especially well on cracks.
     
  4. Native NV Ducker

    Native NV Ducker Mod-Duck Hunters Forum, Classifieds, and 2 others Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Lexal
     
  5. Spec

    Spec Gold Refuge Member

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    Try flex seal they say on TV it will fix anything!!!!
     
  6. CADUCKWHACKER

    CADUCKWHACKER Senior Refuge Member

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    Commercial plastic welding guns seem to work wonders on larger cracks. Might be overkill though
     
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    hunt'ngreen Elite Refuge Member

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    Use the stuff in construction all the time, little pricey, but the best there is in my book....:tu
     
  8. pumpgunner

    pumpgunner Elite Refuge Member

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    Tried that 3m 5200. Seemed to work. We'll see next month
     
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    CA Birdman Elite Refuge Member

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    lexal or lexel at ace hardware
     
  10. nicapopolis

    nicapopolis Senior Refuge Member

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    Never used it on holes, but two part epoxy should work great as well.

    I just fixed the stump on a spinning wing teal and it is as good as new. Maybe better actually.
     

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