HULL ASSEMBLY REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS
Continued applications of heat may be
Cool area with a light water spray.
Cold-hammer remaining minor dents or buckled
Deep, Small Area Dent
Occasionally, a deep small-area dent will not
respond to above methods of repair. Drill a
small hole in the center of the dent. This
provides room for metal displacement during
Repair with one of above methods as required.
Close hole by welding.
Reshape metal using one of methods in 1. above.
Drill a hole at each end of the crack.
Hold aluminum back-up plate against opposite