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Old 30 January 2014, 10:03   #1
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Use of Fibreglass

Alright guys,

I bought a seat pod from Nugent, and am looking forward to some good weather so i can begin to fit it to my boat.

When it comes to fibreglassing it to the deck, I have been left instructions 'Do this somewhere warm and dry or it won't go off' Would a cold warehouse suffice, if i was to use halogen heaters directly aimed at the fibreglass?

how long does it take to go off?

Also, what is the name of the grey ridged stuff that you paint on top of this, that decks are covered in?

attached photo is not of my boat, i'm not even sure where I got it from, but thats the stuff on the deck I am talking about

here's to the better weather

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The Grey Stuff is really well described in the RIB 4 Macmillan thread, go to post 676 and watch the video uploaded by Crew2 of flow coating the deck with the aid of an air line.

Biffers usual excellent work and experience makes it look easier than it probably is.
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This what I use really easy to apply or at least I think it is



http://www.ecfibreglasssupplies.co.u...-flowcoat.aspx


2.5 kilo should do ya. I allways opp for 5kilo though but I get through plenty of it,
Comes with catalyst also.
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Working in doors will keep moisture away, and a bit of heat will help it cure,, but cold and damp will feck it



I done my humber backed up to a closed roller shutter door all went well apart from the internal area on the transom,, as it was backed up to an external door it never went off,, had to wash it all off with acetone and go again,,,,
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Did you use a air line when flow coating your deck? as per the rib 4 mamillian

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Did you use a air line when flow coating your deck? as per the rib 4 mamillian

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I done it with a brush,,,

It can be done many ways but this. Is the simple way,,,

It can be thinned with styrene and sprayed out also
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Cheers lads! how long does the fibreglass take to set, if i find somewhere warm to do it?
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Cheers lads! how long does the fibreglass take to set, if i find somewhere warm to do it?
20ml cat to a kilo 1/2. To 3/4 hr. that's what I get in my working environment.
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