Epiglass

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Pete Cooper
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Epiglass

Postby Pete Cooper » Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:51 pm

I am taking the paint right off my keel - right back to the bare cast iron. To protect the cast iron I want to put some kind of epoxy on before International Primocon, then antifouling.
Is International Epiglass suitable for this, or if not, what is suitable?
Thanks,
Pete

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Bodach na mara
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Re: Epiglass

Postby Bodach na mara » Sat Aug 01, 2009 11:21 pm

I would have thought VC Tar Epoxy would be more suitable Pete. I have used it on my keel. I still get little rust spots where the coating has not been adequate, but I did not do the original job (excuses, excuses) and found it difficult to get the keel completely clean of antifouling as the casting is a bit rough.

Ken
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