Couple of questions

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Couple of questions

Post by Cracker Larry » Sun Sep 14, 2014 9:10 am

How long should I let S3 primer cure before covering it with EMC primer?

How long should the EMC primer cure before top coating?

What type of roller do you recommend for the EMC top coats?

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Re: Couple of questions

Post by Cracker Larry » Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:07 am

Bump?
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Re: Couple of questions

Post by tech_support » Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:50 am

How long should I let S3 primer cure before covering it with EMC primer?
I would wait the same time you would wait for topcoat. At least a few days so all the water evaporates out of the S3.
How long should the EMC primer cure before top coating?
On a thin coat, I have gone next day, but its probably a good idea to wait two

Data sheet says full cure in 72 hours. There is a link to the data sheet here...

http://boatbuildercentral.com/proddetai ... SP_GRAY_QT
What type of roller do you recommend for the EMC top coats?
I used the same West System style 1/4" foam nap. You can roll it on a good bit heavier than the Sterling.

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Re: Couple of questions

Post by Cracker Larry » Mon Sep 15, 2014 2:40 pm

Thanks Joel.
I would wait the same time you would wait for topcoat. At least a few days so all the water evaporates out of the S3.
Not the answer I was hoping for, but the one I expected. Just finished the last coat of S3 this afternoon and was hoping to keep moving with the EMC tomorrow. Oh well, I reckon it's time to pull the engine off the Parker and get something done there for a few days.
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Re: Couple of questions

Post by tech_support » Mon Sep 15, 2014 2:50 pm

sorry larry :|

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Re: Couple of questions

Post by Cracker Larry » Mon Sep 15, 2014 2:52 pm

Needed a painting break anyway 8) I'd rather be safe than have a problem later.
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