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source for desert tan?
|Author||Topic: source for desert tan?|
posted 03-02-2001 03:28 PM ET (US)
I am planning on re-gelcoating my '71 Outrage this summer. Does anyone know where I can find desert tan gelcoat same as original? and how hard is it to apply? Also I have some egg shelling in the gelcoat on the upper deck I need to deal with first. I have read in the forum on how to repair the spider web cracks but this is a little worse. Thanks for any help it's nice to have an information source for classic whalers. JC
|Tom W Clark||
posted 03-02-2001 04:07 PM ET (US)
I suggest you contact: www.fiberlay.com
posted 03-02-2001 07:47 PM ET (US)
I'm in the same "boat" so-to-say, minor spider cracks and oxidation is my problem, but I'm not gonna re-gelcoat. That's good when you first lay it up in production, but to re-paint, use a 2 part poly. (a lot tougher)
Listen to west systems interview in the radio forum, and good luck!
posted 03-02-2001 10:25 PM ET (US)
Spectrum Color Gelcoat - factory matched desert sand - do a search for their website, or look in West Marine's website or catalog.
Available in two-oz. patch paste kits, quarts, gallons, etc.
posted 03-02-2001 10:44 PM ET (US)
That would be "desert tan", not "desert sand"... www.spectrumcolor.com
posted 03-03-2001 12:03 AM ET (US)
Thanks for the Info. I think Spectrum has what I need and gave some good tips on application .JC
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