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Better to rebuild or buy new ?

pstmacteepstmactee JacksonvillePosts: 29 Deckhand

My son is contemplating rebuilding his 2007 Zx 190 he just realized it has a crack in the hull. Is it worth having hull repaired and putting new motor on it ? Anyone know what that cost would be or a good place to have it done ?


  • Tony RomaTony Roma Senior Member Posts: 3,905 Captain
    Pics of the crack? In the hull. 
  • MissedMissed O-townPosts: 679 Officer
    Whats a zx 190?
  • lemaymiamilemaymiami Senior Member Posts: 4,804 Captain
    Any fiberglass hull can be repaired - to better than new condition - but it will cost you and you won't be able to sell it for what you have in it.  This is great for a hull you aren't planning on selling - but not so good if you plan on moving up to a bigger (or nicer) hull.

    The tough part is finding a glass shop or individual - that does really first rate work.  For that look around a bit, talk to as many different boat owners as  possible before choosing the shop you need... 

    Good luck and post up how it goes...
    Tight Lines
    Bob LeMay
    (954) 435-5666
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