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removing silicone from deck
By:Joy Hecht
Date: 6/14/2001, 3:27 pm

At the suggestion of an experienced woodworker on a kayaking listserv, I put 303 on the deck of my Betsie Bay boat. It needs refinishing, which is to happen in July, and the silicone was recommended as an interim way to prevent UV degradation. I've just learned from Betsie Bay that this was about the worst thing I could have done to the boat as it will is well-nigh impossible to remove and will make the future finish bead up instead of holding to the deck.

Does anyone have any suggestions for how to get it off?

Messages In This Thread

removing silicone from deck
Joy Hecht -- 6/14/2001, 3:27 pm
Re: removing 303 from deck
Nick Schade - Guillemot Kayaks -- 8/29/2001, 2:22 pm
Re: removing 303 from deck
Joy Hecht -- 8/29/2001, 2:57 pm
Are you talking about bare wood?
Brian Nystrom -- 8/30/2001, 12:17 pm
Re: Are you talking about bare wood?
Joy Hecht -- 8/30/2001, 12:35 pm
Here's an idea...
Brian Nystrom -- 8/30/2001, 1:03 pm
Re: 303 does not have silicone
Dean Trexel -- 8/29/2001, 2:19 pm
does 303 have silicone?
mike allen ---> -- 8/29/2001, 2:00 pm
Re: removing silicone from deck
Pete Rudie -- 6/22/2001, 11:30 am