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Super Florida 637, Epoxy or Polyester

Postby Thierrylao » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:30 pm

I am actually gathering informations before proceeding on refurbishing of the part of the hull under water.
My question is: What is the difference between using epoxy or isophtalic polyester and a gel coat with parafin on last coat for the hull??
Out of the cost difference, what are the goods and bads of each solution?
My feeling is that now that exists isophtalic polyester preventing from osmosis, it's the best solution to adopt.
I hope to read your experiences, brgds.
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Re: Super Florida 637, Epoxy or Polyester

Postby africantiger » Sat Sep 19, 2015 7:26 pm

i just finished 2 boats below waterline with west epoxy system, this system is being used now in europe with lot of restores of Riva boats, enquire for them, you will not go wrong.
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Re: Super Florida 637, Epoxy or Polyester

Postby Don Ayers » Sun Sep 20, 2015 8:03 pm

Yes, West System is an excellent product when used correctly. Excellent to "cold mold" thin layers of wood to form the original "armor laminate"
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