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by LittleCleo
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: : Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: : Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil

I will get you a close up when I get home. You are probably right just needs more epoxy. But even in the areas where it is fully wet it still feels "rough". Hopefully sanding and another coat will get the job done
by LittleCleo
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:38 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: : Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: : Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil

This is the stuff I used: http://www.noahsmarine.com/itemMatrix.asp?ic=VM38&MatrixType=2 .5 OZ X 38" FIBERGLASS VEIL MAT that I cut into strips. A very fine version of chopped strand mat. My plan is to resand the entire of the bottom of the canoe (epoxy has cured so that is a necessary step regardle...
by LittleCleo
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:21 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: : Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: : Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil

Not looking to paint the canoe as I really like the color right now. It is smooth enough for my liking on the portions where there is no veil (really regretting putting those strips on). I'm sure if I resanded the entire canoe and recoated with epoxy it would smooth out. Just worried about all the w...
by LittleCleo
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: : Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil
Replies: 8
Views: 591

: Epoxy VS Polyurethane for giving a Smooth Finish to Epoxied Fiberglass Veil

This past weekend I took the time to refinish my Souris river canoe. The underside of the ribs was experiencing a lot of wear, so I contacted the rental store where I bought the canoe. Their maintenance guy suggested putting strips of fiberglass veil on the underside of the ribs while doing the epox...