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glassing hull
By:Mark Marchisano
Date: 8/3/2001, 5:12 pm

Well...I have an interesting scenario..I decided to use 3.7 oz. tight weave cloth to glass the hull. It looks and works beautiful on flat surfaces, but when I get to a curve in my s&g It really has trouble "sticking" When I used 6oz. on the last boat is seemed to soak up the epoxy better and hold.

Anyways I ended up with a number of bubbles where it released (mostly at the ends). after a sanding they all broke and now I need to fix! Should I lay another sheet (getting heavier now) or use cut pieces? I am painting the entire boat anyways.

Thoughts Welcome....THANKS

P.S. the boat looks good and I will post some images soon.