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I have a 1988 Skeeter  sfx175 Yamaha 150 Pro V

Still a good Boat ..But last trip to Kentucky lake

Rub Rail For docks fell off on Heavy Chop Still have BUT

Rivets all popped out.. Has anyone had to repair this ? would I try putting in new If I could Find or

just look at putting in larger pop rivets into Fiberglass?  

I can not afford a new boat and This one is still fine

I love the old Skeeter But She does take on the big waves on Kentucky lake hard. Tried to get Picture in Jpeg from my picture Folder but need Help>

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you can replace with a little lagrer rivets. When you replace theI would go ahead and replace all of them and maybe even consider using a bonding adhesive between the top cap and bottom cap. I'm sure you may know this but just in case you dont, those rivets are what holds the top half of your boat to the bottom half. Thats why I suggested bonding adhesive between top and bottom and then the rivets. 3M makes great adhesives for fiberglass. Get it at an auto body supply shop.

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Thanks for Reply. But now I am worried Have a tournament coming Satturday.

Has any one else Had this happen ?

Or has any one even know about this. Are there any boat repair guys out there?

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