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Re: S&G: graphite bottom finish
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: I would like to add graphite to my final coat of epoxy on the
: bottom of my kayak.
: How can I get a very smooth finish (sanded) to match the rest of
: the hull and still have a shiny black finish?
: Have any of you had experience with whether it really protects the
: hull bottom much better than clear epoxy?
: Thanks
: Randy

You'll need more than a single coat to get it black, most say it can be done with three. I used graphite and silica (lots more graphite than silica) on my test boat and for going on four years now I've tried to wear it off, as far as I'm concerned it can't be done.

But mine is a dull black color, not shiny black.

Bill H.

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Thanks for the input