Resin

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Wayne nicol
Captain
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Sailboat: MacGregor 26M
Location: Queen CHarlotte Islands,B.C.---------------- lightning white 2012 26M "Merrylegs"

Re: Resin

Post by Wayne nicol » Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:12 am

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yukonbob wrote:Doesn’t matter what the boat is made from, use epoxy. Poly won’t make a good bond (it will fail after a few years) vinyl works a little bit better but epoxy is the only thing you should be using when adding onto cured resin, no matter the composition. Use a thickener like coloidial silica for strength, build and less sag. Other additives have different characteristic, if in doubt buy west systems and use their system to determine what you need. It is pricey but fairly cool proof. Also recommend using a catalyst without blush to avoid the washing between coats or applying finish.

warfin
Deckhand
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Joined: Sat May 14, 2016 1:02 pm
Sailboat: MacGregor 26X

Re: Resin

Post by warfin » Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:04 pm

Transom seat and cabin liner.
Poly repairs going well.

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