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Patti Erickson
pressed cae patches
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:10am

Hi Jay,
I've never had any luck patching. The hole always just gets bigger and bigger! I always tell my customers it's all or nothing. I guess you could try patching and let the customer know if it doesn't work you will have to replace the entire back and be prepared to pay the price.

Good Luck!

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