Alternative finishes?

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Jim Dodd
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Re: Alternative finishes?

Post by Jim Dodd » Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:46 pm

Putting 4 coats on in 6 hrs. This stuff must dry quick ! (Hate waiting for Varnish to Dry !)
The finish again looked great !
Any tips you'd like to pass on ? And would a quart be enough for a large (16') solo ? I'll go for it on my Black Pearl, next in line !

Thanks Randy !

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Patricks Dad
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Re: Alternative finishes?

Post by Patricks Dad » Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:30 pm

They say it can be recoated in 10 minutes but I can't imagine that working with anything other than spraying. I was a little to early a couple times and left too many brush marks for my tastes. Which is why I let it set a week and sanded. I'm really tempted to gear up (and learn how) to spray for my next boat.

I used about 1.5 quarts on the 17' canoe I just finished (only on the outside).
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