Fiberglass

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Fiberglass

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So I know it's not an airboat but I didn't know where els to put this. This is an old pole boat I'm redoing. It's been sitting in the sun forever and honestly the boat is probably older then I am. Since I'm about to steel flex my sled, I'm going to steel flex this thing too. Never felt with steel flexing fiberglass so what do I need to do? Thanks in advance.Image


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Same process. Rough sand, wipe down with Acetone, tape off and paint with Steel-Flex. Epoxy adheres to almost everything.
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Awesome thanks cat. I'll post pics when I'm done
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As long as that bottom is dry and clean, roll it on and go.
I never finish anyth,,,.

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Re: Fiberglass

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All right thanks John. I should get to it in the next two or three weeks. I'll let you know how it turns out.
"BUZZ KILL"

12x6.8 .090 thousands 1/2 deck hunt boat with .125 backup plates and a lil' sheet of stainless. 0540 s/v spinning 5 blade sabers.....Ready to party.

Built by D&E Metal works in Homestead, FL: (786) 412-9018

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