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Old 06-29-2018, 06:56 PM   #1
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Crack in shower floor

We have a small crack in the shower floor- itís not in the corner, itís more towards the middle.
Any ideas what one could use to seal/ repair it?
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Old 06-29-2018, 08:27 PM   #2
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We have a small crack in the shower floor- itís not in the corner, itís more towards the middle.
Any ideas what one could use to seal/ repair it?
Thanks
It's gel coated fiberglass - any good boat repair shop can fix it.
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Old 06-29-2018, 09:08 PM   #3
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Itís not very big approx. 2 inches, was hoping there was something we could do ourselves.
Anymore thoughts?
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Itís not very big approx. 2 inches, was hoping there was something we could do ourselves.
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If it's truly a crack and not a scratch, filling it probably won't hold up. The floor sustains quite a bit of weight in a small area, when a body is standing right on that area. Of all the fiberglass work I'm NOT willing to do on Ten Forward, I think I'd attempt to do the shower floor. One thing if I screwed it up where it looked bad, I'd just cover it up with a rug!
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Old 06-29-2018, 09:19 PM   #5
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We had something that look like a crack on our bathroom floor but upon further examination it was only a fine gel coat crack. Never got any worse that I could remember and because its only the gel coat and not the fibreglass it will never leak.
I kind of viewed it like the first scratch or door ding on your new truck.

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Old 06-29-2018, 09:45 PM   #6
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It’s not very big approx. 2 inches, was hoping there was something we could do ourselves.
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If you want to do it yourself, you'll need to grind out the crack to see if it is down into the fiberglass or just a gelcoat crack.

If it is cracked down into the fiberglass -


If it is just a gelcoat crack -
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Old 06-30-2018, 02:30 AM   #7
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Before our trailer we had a camper we bought used . The shower pan had a cracking in the pan . I repaired it with fiberglass mat cloth we had from making aquariums .Got some material from a boat supply . Redid the pan bottom . That was in use for 12 years before we sold because we bought the Escape .taped around the drain .coated the bottom which was yellow clear , could see the mat , then coated with gel gloss . I redid the whole bottom though . Really don't know how bad yours is but the video instructions would also work .it really isn't hard to do . I would want mine fixed if mine . It would bug me . Pat
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If it's a real crack, I'd fix it as shown above then add one of the wooden floor mats some folks use to keep the weight off that spot. I;d worry the flexing from standing on it would just crack it again.
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