Re: fiberglass showing th

Posted by Kurt Maurer on Sep 25, 2004

"I gave it 4 thin coats."

I assume you mean 4 thin fill coats. If so, there oughn't be any bare cloth still stickin' out anywhere. I say: sand the area lightly with 150-grit sandpaper and see what's goin' on there, and add more epoxy only if required. Remember, sanding into the cloth here or there constitutes nothing resembling a disaster, especially on the deck (critical areas that need patching are usually anywhere there's a corner).

I'd certainly rather have a few small areas of breached cloth, than weighty excess schmoo I do not want to carry around.

The number one first-time builders' regret is too much epoxy, y' know...

Cheers, Kurt

In Response to: fiberglass showing throug by David on Sep 25, 2004


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