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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:20 am 
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The rigid net-like material that protects the sponsons on my 2009 Kiawah has a hole that should be patched. A picture of fabric sample is attached. My plan is to procure similar material and then attach the patch by hand-stitching using thread through the holes in the netting.

To make the repair as neat as possible I would like to use material that's as close to original as possible. Does anyone know what that material is?

After some quick Googling I found some similar fabrics at for example http://www.sailrite.com/Soltis-86-Vinyl-Mesh-Concrete-69-Fabric. Just wondering if someone already did research and found an exact match.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:36 pm 
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Hard to tell the scale of the scrap for you posted the photo. If you don't need much of it, I have bought cheap plastic rain ponchos at drug stores or sporting goods shops that came in a drawstring bag made of nylon open mesh similar to the that (the ponchos are usually under $5 and are handy for a lot of purposes.) I have also seen similar mesh for sale by the yard in the sports and utility fabric department of some Joanns Fabrics stores.

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