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#11910035 - 10/31/16 01:13 PM Fiber Glass Clear coat
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3784
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Can anyone recommend someone that can do a clear coat reshoot?
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#11910328 - 10/31/16 03:53 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
Pat Goff Offline
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Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 4996
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
You want a boat guy to shoot gel coat. ONLY
There is no automotive clear that will last more than a year, so don't fall for that trap.
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#11910536 - 10/31/16 06:21 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Pat Goff]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3784
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: Pat Goff
You want a boat guy to shoot gel coat. ONLY
There is no automotive clear that will last more than a year, so don't fall for that trap.

Do you have a recommendation?
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#11910598 - 10/31/16 07:25 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
Fisherdad58 Offline
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Registered: 10/28/16
Posts: 45
Loc: Ellis County, Texas
Is the gelcoat coming off, the fiberglass showing through or just looking dull and faded. If its just dull and faded a good wet sanding and polish could make it look like new.
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#11910785 - 10/31/16 09:41 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fisherdad58]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3784
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: Fisherdad58
Is the gelcoat coming off, the fiberglass showing through or just looking dull and faded. If its just dull and faded a good wet sanding and polish could make it look like new.
It`s just as you said! DULL and not shiny as it once was.The boat used to be real slick when you ran your hand across it but now when you run your hand over it not slick any more.It feels a little rough.


Edited by Fishbonz (10/31/16 09:44 PM)
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#11910866 - 10/31/16 10:37 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
Fisherdad58 Offline
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Registered: 10/28/16
Posts: 45
Loc: Ellis County, Texas
I would start out on a small area with some polishing compound and see how it goes. If you have a buffer and a light touch give it a shot. FYI, gelcoat is a lot softer than you might think. Lots of you tube videos on the subject.
Or you could just pay somebody to do it.
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#11910879 - 10/31/16 10:56 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fisherdad58]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3784
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: Fisherdad58
I would start out on a small area with some polishing compound and see how it goes. If you have a buffer and a light touch give it a shot. FYI, gelcoat is a lot softer than you might think. Lots of you tube videos on the subject.
Or you could just pay somebody to do it.
I wouldn't even know how to start but thanks for the info Captn
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#11910888 - 10/31/16 11:14 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
Bobby Milam Online   content
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Registered: 07/13/14
Posts: 2019
Loc: Arlington
Then just take it to someone. They'll get it shined back up like new

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#11910950 - 11/01/16 06:37 AM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Bobby Milam]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3784
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: Bobby Milam
Then just take it to someone. They'll get it shined back up like new
Thanks B Milam! Can you recommend anyone?
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#11910973 - 11/01/16 07:07 AM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
ssmith Offline
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Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 2453
Loc: scotland tx
classic fiberglass will do a good job at a fair price they are in denton.

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#11911399 - 11/01/16 11:41 AM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: ssmith]
Fishbonz Offline
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Registered: 12/30/08
Posts: 3784
Loc: Desoto,Tx. Dallas county
Originally Posted By: ssmith
classic fiberglass will do a good job at a fair price they are in denton.
Thanks alot! Do you have their contact info?
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#11917925 - 11/05/16 06:17 AM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
Jiging Ken Offline
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Registered: 07/04/05
Posts: 284
Loc: Garland Tx
Vic'S marine services

3021 Main St Rowlett Tx 75088

214-674 4849
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#11918192 - 11/05/16 10:23 AM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
kingdad101 Offline
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Registered: 10/24/05
Posts: 20709
Loc: W.F. Texas
Originally Posted By: Fishbonz
Originally Posted By: ssmith
classic fiberglass will do a good job at a fair price they are in denton.
Thanks alot! Do you have their contact info?



http://www.classic-fiberglass.com/contact.cfm
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#11924030 - 11/08/16 07:21 PM Re: Fiber Glass Clear coat [Re: Fishbonz]
rowlettfisherman Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/25/12
Posts: 724
I know they say don't shoot auto clear on but I've done 2 different boats and havnt had a problem. My personal boat has been done for 3 years now

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