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Old 12-04-2007
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Originally Posted by davidpm View Post
I have a propane space heater. Need to wrap it anyway so would a few hours be OK?
It depends on what epoxies you use. An easy trick is to leave halogen lights, or a space heater on inside the hull. This will warm up the hull. Prep the hull the day before and do the epoxy work in the morning to make the most of the heat of the day. You need to be very careful to keep the heat sources far enough away from the epoxies. If you don't, you will char the epoxy and ruin the bond. A lot of people build and repair fiberglass during the winter. You can find all kinds of tricks online. West System even makes a resin that will set in colder climates, but you still have to keep it above some temperature
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