Re: Gel coat repairs

Posted by BobE on Sep 21, 2007

It depends on a bunch of factors. I’ve not touched a molded glass kayak, but I have repaired sailplanes and metal flake bass boats. For a complete make over, you could be in for a ton of sanding, gel-coating, more sanding, more gel-coat, etc. Do you know the manufacturer of the current gel-coat? Did it crack from use, abuse, age, too much styrene when it went in the mold?

Have you ever sprayed a heavy bodied gel-coat? There are a bunch of different types. Some spray easier than others. Many require the addition of wax in the mix for the top coat.

Wouldn’t it be more fun to be out in your CLC boats?

In Response to: Gel coat repairs by Larry Roberts on Sep 21, 2007