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Old 08-23-2016, 06:06 AM   #1
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shower repair

I have just purchases a used 2007 Airstream 34' which has a small hole in the bottom surface of the shower. Is there a substance that could be applied to the hole to repair the plastic? Thanks in advance for suggestions.
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Old 08-23-2016, 06:49 AM   #2
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Try Marine-Tek from a boat supply place (or Amazon). It's a white epoxy for marine use, so should work for your shower.

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Old 08-23-2016, 08:35 AM   #3
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There's also a shower repair kit by 3M. I've used this to successfully patch golf ball-sized holes in a fiberglass shower surround.
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Old 08-23-2016, 09:21 AM   #4
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I've done fiberglass repair on boats, Marine Tex has no structural matrix, more like bondo, automotive plastic body filler.
I have repaired a hole in a fiberglass sink/countertop with fiberglass/resin.
I layered the underside for a base, then filled in the hole from the top. This kind of repair won't punch thru, like a plastic scab.
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Old 08-23-2016, 02:03 PM   #5
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Do you know if the shower is plastic vs. fiberglass?

My 2013 25FB has a fiberglass shower. The sidewall was damaged when drilling into the adjoining wall to mount a solar power control panel. I repaired the small crack with a fiberglass repair kit I got at home depot. The product is "Aquatic Tub & Shower Repair Kit". This worked well, though the Aquatic version of "white" is grayer than the bright white of our shower.

I have also used this product to fill screw holes in my fiberglass Scamp when I replaced the taillight fixtures.

The Aquatic product is just an epoxy type product; it does not contain any fiberglass strands.

It looks like your hole is bigger than the one I had. How wide is it? Does it go all the way through? For a hole bigger than maybe 1/4 or 1/3 of an inch, I would want to use something more than just epoxy. Since it is on the floor, it has to be strong enough for someone to stand on.
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The hole appears to be a superficial hole; there is material beneath an outer covering. It is about 1/2" in diameter.

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