epoxy deck

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by cookieman, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. cookieman
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    cookieman New Member

    hello, I have been replaceing floor in my 25 ft sea hawk I have 3/4 marine plywood 1 coat epoxy to seal then laid 7 oz fiberglass cloth another coat of epoxy resin had a few bubbles so I sanded last coat now I am trying to put 1 more coat epoxy resin before painting my problem is when I put last coat on I am getting small graters I sanded down again but didn't take all graters out now that it has set up shouldn't the next coat fill those indentions (graders) up or will I have to sand all of them out of epoxy Thanks, Michael
     
  2. gonzo
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    gonzo Senior Member

    Small holes left by the bubbles should be filled with a coat of epoxy.
     
  3. jorgepease
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    jorgepease Senior Member

    I'd sand it, mix another coat with some micro balloons to thicken it, put that super thin, and sand it ... if you want it perfectly smooth.
     
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