Little air pockets

Discussion in 'Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building' started by gages, Jul 22, 2015.

  1. gages
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    gages Junior Member

    after pulling a boat out of the mould I experienced little air bubbles popping out of the gelcoat in patches only in the hull.
    Hand layup with one layer of CSM one layer of 450 carbon double bias ( customers request I usually just use glass DB ) and a carbon cloth on top
    It's a new model and a few scenarios are running through my head
    It's the carbon double bias not wet enough in patches
    I may have put too much gel on
    I did use a small amount of older gel coat ( spraying ) in each pot of gelcoat( 3)
    I changed the air pressure slightly up
    2 be boat out of the mould with the first one being good

    Any ideas anyone ?
     

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