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re-gelcoating your boat. re-gelcoating has a few differences to painting. both require the same amount prep and fairing, but the application and finishing is quite different. the principle difference between the two systems is in the final shoot.
re: gel coating floor i have a kenner boat also just got done taking all the capet out and removing all the excess glue and carpet spots. now for the sanding and then gelcoating inside. while removing the old glue and carpet couldn't help notice the lousy resin job under carpet now i know why they put carpet in boats .
constant exposure to wind, water and sun can wear down your boat's protective gelcoat over time and you'll soon find you need to apply a clear gelcoat to your fiberglass boat. gelcoat doesn't add anything to the strength of the fiberglass, but it does protect the fiberglass from leaking and from weather
how much does it cost to re-gelcoat the entire exterior? thread starter bruce; start date aug 8, 2015; tagged users none bruce i know some have painted their hulls instead of gelcoating. i assume that may have been due to cost and or availability. only use gel to repair, trying to re-gel an entire boat is not the way to do a color
i am completely restoring a 1987 fourwinn 200 candia. its a 20 fiberglass boat that is currently burgundy and two shads of gray. i wold like to change the color to today new cranberry metallic and off white or light gray. this boat will be used in fresh water lakes inland and be trailered after each.use.. im thinking of the vivid
i am in the process of redoing the floor in my boat as it has been water logged for some time with leaves and carpet and the fiberglass is very weak. i am interested in which would be easier as i do not want to put carpet back in the boat due to the same problem reoccurring. i am going to replace to flooring with 3/4' plywood.
gelcoat is a liquid that hardens to form a thick layer that's used to protect fiberglass and give it a shiny, smooth finish. applying gelcoat to fiberglass is simple if you have the right tools and take care to mix your gelcoat properly.
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the boat will look like a million bucks. if you're dead set upon gelcoat, know that you'll be dealing with catalyzed resin and pigment, same as in surfboard repair, and there'll be more of each because the boat is larger. meh, some may recommend gelcoating, but fresh linear poly paint topside doesn't look bad, even if ya brush it on, lol.
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re-gelcoating. can it be done? thread starter h lie; start date sep 5, 2011; sep 5, 2011 1 h lie new member. as it is the closing of another great sailing season i am ready to start planning next spring's boat repair/maintenance projects. i am curious if anyone knows of a re-gelcoating process. the gel-coat i have now is sufficient, but it
for fiberglass boats, gelcoat must be used as it is the mold release agent, along with a good waxing of the mold itself, so might as well color it and pop out the finished product and save a step. all custom built boats that i know of are painted because they're built without molds, so this is easier than spraying on gelcoat.
applying gelcoat to a fiberglass surface is not really necessary, as gelcoat is a fiberglass resin itself. most people think that the best way to prepare a fiberglass boat for a gelcoat application is to have it done in a local car repair shop, where they handle similar coats everyday. you can add a
gelcoating over fiberglass matting. discussion in 'fiberglass and composite boat building' started by rich99uk, aug 31, 2013. or a workboat, how involved do you want to get etc. you could sand it with 80 grit, paint it with gloss latex porch and floor enamel, sand it again with 120 and another coat of paint and then it's plenty smooth
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often you can spruce it up quickly with just a new layer of gelcoat. this won't repair major dents and chips or add much strength to the floor. the extra layer of gelcoat will also increase the weight of your boat a bit. all in all, however, gelcoating the floor of your boat is a nice, fairly easy spruce-up for an aging boat.
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spraying gelcoat over gelcoat. discussion in 'fiberglass and composite boat building' started by alexhiguera, jan 27 boat floor construction opinion, and view of individual users. boat design net does not necessarily endorse nor share the view of each individual post. when making potentially dangerous or financial decisions, always
should i paint or re-gelcoat? discussion in 'fiberglass and composite boat building' started by brad123, jun 4, 2004. page 2 of 3 < prev 1 2 3 next > joined: may 2004 re-gelcoating the boat with a polystyrene product is not thrilling me and would much rather paint the beast. i will look further into these epoxy paints/gelcoats as you suggest.
the best 'restoration' is upholstery or floor work. any gelcoat work will take mountains of time, energy, effort and money. sanding off the entire gelcoat which i did and re-gelcoating the entire boat from a shell is 'extreme boat restoration'. like me, this will cost you years of intense work that seems to never end.
gelcoat solution the spray works best, but you can use a liquid formula as well if you own a boat, you may know that it is important to give your boat a gelcoat cover to help protect it from leaks and cracks. fortunately, with the right tools most anyone can conduct this process, allowing you to
unless the boat is a quality make, and the hardware is a steal for the price you're going to pay for the entire boat, look for a different project. as an example, for a couple g's more than the 10k quote to redo a 21rc realistic quote for a properly done quality job you could be into one of danny's new hulls.
in this episode john teaches us the proper steps to re-gel coat a boat specifically the 1960 glastron project boat. we learn all about the mirka sanding tool, duratek primer, which gel coat to
re: boston whaler full restore from bare fiberglass gelcoat or paint or what shawn, i've got a 1959 hull 1602, 13 sport. opps is the man to listen to, but i respectfully disagree with him on drilling exploritory holes in the floor.
below you will find a detailed gel coat preparation guide on how to apply gelcoat to your boat rv or other surface. take steps to cover and protect the rest of the boat before starting. when working on the deck or cabin, tarp off the adjacent areas. 3m and uv tapes , and masking papers are recommended. prepping the boat