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Re: Pros and cons of steel sailboats

Originally Posted by desert rat View Post
Pardon, I'm drunk, what two part paint (epoxy) adhears to a good varnish?
There are plenty of two-pack varnish systems out there that would take a two-pack over the top - but if you want to be able to cut back to your varnish later, you wouldn't be using two-pack over the top.. IMO.

..unless you're drunk.

EDIT: To be honest, you don't really need varnish underneath - CPES would seal the timber just as nicely and be heaps easier to apply - but I think Jon's point was that you could paint over a good varnish. Heck, I find myself painting over good varnish all the time: a drop here and a smear there..
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