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Old 01-17-2014, 09:59 AM   #21
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pretty soon you are going to convince yourself to just use pigmented gel coat and a layer of cloth...which is easy to do for a flat sided object on a glass plate as I described before...then you just touch up the corners with gel...sand and polish if necessary. More work..but better results and lasts looooong time.
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Old 01-30-2014, 08:34 PM   #22
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That is not "epoxy" it is cheap polyester resin. It will crack at every joint after one season without the required fiberglass. A few layers of CSM faired with micro balloons, inside and out will make it look factory, then paint it with poly urethane (not poly acrylic) 2 part of decent quality. as one post said, generous radiuses help immensily. I generally use plywood but for a project this small some scrap peices of NidaCore or Devinacell from a local boat yard would be better.
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