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aerosol gel coat
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posted 08-10-2000 04:11 PM ET (US)
For those who don't subscribe to Classic Whaler News, here's an interesting product made by Mini-Craft in Florida ("the official gel-coat supplier for Boston Whaler")
They now have spray on gel coat available in 16 ounce aerosol cans in all colors.
Has anyone given this a try yet? I'm ordering a can to chk it out.
posted 08-10-2000 06:10 PM ET (US)
Sport15er, please let us know how that stuff works, I would like to purchase a can or 2 in the dessert tan color? Please give us the phone # and/or address or web address. Thanks-Jack Graner.
posted 08-10-2000 08:38 PM ET (US)
Jack, go here http://minicraft.com/
and their phone # is 800-282-8244
I'm having trouble accessing the web site, but plan on calling an order in tomorrow.
posted 08-11-2000 05:59 AM ET (US)
Interesting you say official supplier of BW's gel coats --- just contacted Chuck Bennett of Whaler customer service and Chuck supplied me with Spectrum gel-coat color numbers and a recommendation to order the tint kit and wax additive for some minor repairs on our little Whale --- hummm-- wonder why he didn't even mention Mini-Craft!!
posted 08-14-2000 09:24 PM ET (US)
Tom, chk out the website, I was quoting the MiniCraft ppl... who knows? They have a match for all year whalers, just thought it sounded like a great product.
Here's the prices Jack:
$23.95 high gloss
$29.95 for the pump
FYI, One thing that bothers me, is they didn't recommend the West system, since the spray gelcoat is a polyester, it won't bond to the epoxy.
Anyone have a thought on this?
ps I wonder if Chuck ever heard of Mini?
posted 08-14-2000 10:04 PM ET (US)
Tom, further food for thought, it appears the 'official gel' quote was from Classic Whaler News and not Mini-Craft...
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