Spiff up your sunburnt winch handle holders

July 30, 2014

The sunburnt cowl vents I painted with plastic spray paint have looked great for years - how about spiffing up that winch handle holder?

Gorilla glue
Gorilla super glue
Rust Oleum Plastic Paint and 150 grit sandpaper
Rust Oleum Plastic Paint and 150 grit sandpaper

Parts & Supplies

  • Rust Oleum plastic spray paint
  • 150 grit sandpaper
  • Gorilla super glue
  • disposable gloves

How to renew your sunburnt winch handle pocket

winch holder Winch holder sunburn
  1. Scuff the surface with 150 grit sandpaper.
  2. Seal the cracks with Gorilla super glue - make sure you use gloves when smearing the glue into the cracks!
  3. Spray a light coat with plastic spray paint. Let dry and repeat.
winch handle pocket
Winch handle pocket renewed

winch handle pocket
New Lewmar winch handle pocket -$15.49 from West Marine

Could always just buy a new one...


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