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Re: Strip: Building Bjorn Thomasson's Frej

Bill, Jay-
Thanks for the kind words.

I painted the deck the same color as my wife's Romany - the pics don't show it very well. It turns out that it's a '96 VW/Audi color. I took my wife's boat to the auto paint supply place and they scanned the color.

On the deck, I used a Valspar automotive 2-part urethane paint (which can be rolled or brushed with the right reducer, according to the spec sheet) over 2-part primer. The hull was painted with Interlux 2-part LPU (Flag Blue) over 2-part epoxy primer (black). 'Sheer stripe' is black.

I put a coat of Interlux Perfection LPU clear on the carbon coaming.

The reason I tinted the glass and fill coats was to make the inevitable scratches a bit less obvious. Getting away from a varnish finish is 'liberating', but definitely 'the primrose path' to the dark world of filler! (Bondo, here we come!) ;-)

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