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Author Topic:   Spectrumcolor/spiders
John O posted 06-03-2002 08:46 PM ET (US)   Profile for John O  
Just finished gel coating with spectrumcolor desert Tan and duratec high gloss additive used two coats w/ foam roller. Filled the spider crackes and smoothed over filled screw holes. Should have preped a bit better but the important thing is the gel coat should keep any water out. the product went on smooth and cured to a tack in 45min @ sub 70degree temp at 6 est. Choose to do after heat of the day and inshadows. i suggest the thinnest coats (2) as non skid was some what comprimised. plan on putting down dri-dec afterwards
LKS posted 06-03-2002 09:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for LKS  Send Email to LKS     
Thanks for the info on temps and drying time, John. This is our next project on our 11' Whaler (hopefully later this week or early next). -- lks
John O posted 06-03-2002 10:08 PM ET (US)     Profile for John O    
can not stress proper prep . taping,sanding, filling screw hole neatly. I could have done a better job with regard to the astectic(sp) part. My main goal was to seal the hull and prevent as much h2o from getting in. people from spectrum color where great.

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