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Old 07-27-2012
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All good answers, more important polyester based gelcoats are not that waterproof and must be painted when underwater. Painting adds an easily repaired and most important water protection to structural fiberglass. Epoxy gelcoats are waterproof, but are more difficult to cosmetically repair.
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