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Old 08 September 2004, 12:52   #1
Country: UK - England
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Respraying GRP

I've heard it's possible to re-spray GRP/gell coat, what ever you call it!
I was just wondering if it's easy/cheap to do your self, or whether it needs to be done professionally (again, is this pricey?).

I'm actually thinking of having a sculling boat done not a RIB, so wear to the hull isn't really an issue (could the paint chip off though?).


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Old 08 September 2004, 13:55   #2
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Yeh, I've done it.
Very cheap to do. Important to use good quality materials.
Takes lots and lots of time to get a perfect finish though.
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