Best decoy leaker fix

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  1. mark seaters

    mark seaters Elite Refuge Member

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    Don't shoot them birds while swimming in the decoys and you want have this problem..;):l

    Don't use flex seal...it only works to fix boats and cracked flower pots....I know I tried it...;)o_O
     
  2. Spec

    Spec Gold Refuge Member

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    I hear they are going to use it to repair leaking spillways and patching dams!!!
     
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  3. CADUCKWHACKER

    CADUCKWHACKER Senior Refuge Member

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    Don't forget it works on gutters also :eek:
     
  4. Jim Dandy

    Jim Dandy Elite Refuge Member

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    They haven't been shot. I save those shots for your decoys.
    I bought these used and some of them leaked. But if ducks come swimming in, they get shot, decoys or no decoys. So whatever I get I'll get enough to fix any new leakers I might have.

    Dandy
     
  5. HaydenHunter

    HaydenHunter Elite Refuge Member

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    SIKA makes caulk used in glazing (window) and gutter applications. Must be able to handle wide temp swings. I would think any decoy fixed with that would be good do go.
     
  6. Buttesmacker

    Buttesmacker Senior Refuge Member

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    Nov.1 i heard?
     
  7. lewdogg21

    lewdogg21 Senior Refuge Member

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    Found a crack starting at the edge of the slot for the removable keel just into the bottom of the decoy. Any special ideas for that spot?
     
  8. Native NV Ducker

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

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    Drill a small hold at the end(s) of the crack to stop it. Fill with JB weld
     
  9. CA Hunter

    CA Hunter Senior Refuge Member

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    Hot glue works well for me, fast and easy. Transparent, so you do not need to repaint.
    Just push a little amount in the hole.

    Also Gorilla clear grip contact glue. same effect, longer drying time, but works perfect

    ..
     
  10. callinfowl

    callinfowl Kalifornia Forum

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    Black 5200 and be done with it.:yes
     

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