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Re: Strip: 3.2 oz Questions
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: Btw, I prefer doing one layer at a time and letting it set up tack
: free between layers. Many do both layers at once, harder to keep
: the wrinkles out that way.

: Bill H.

I thought about doing the layers one at a time but decided to see how the glass would lay down with a gloved hand and a three inch chip brush. After about 20 minutes I got both layers hugging the boat with no wrinkles ( on the bias) and decided to wet it out, glad I did far less of a time frame. The trick was simply to take my time getting the glass perfect then wetting was as if there was only one layer. More time was spent smoothing on the deck due to the cockpit area with the thigh braces but still probably only half an hour smoothing the deck. The 3.2 hugs the shape of a kayak pretty well even though it is a tighter weave. My thought was more prep but less resin thus a lighter layup. I won't know till I am finished and weigh the boat but it seems pretty light right now.

dave g