1977 CS27 ~ Ravat
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Ontario, NY (PYC)
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I would opt for cooler weather.. the stuff kicks off quick! typical of epoxies if you leave it mixed and in a can it will kick even faster. When we coated strip canoes we always used shallow pans for the stuff. (clear epoxy) When We did the barrier coat on my boat,(2000E) it went well but I expected it to kick faster then the label would lead you to believe. I've had bad luck with foam rollers too.
I don't have much of an option for looking for cooler weather... Spring has sprung. If I wait, it will most likely only get warmer.
What type of bad luck did you have with foam rollers? It was my understanding that solvent resistant rollers are the right tool for the job. Is there more to it?
CS27 #1254 ~ Ravat
PYC, Lake Ontario
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