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Gel coat. Its basicly resin with wax and color added it sticks good to bare glass but the glass has to be clean. usually requires sanding to expose fresh material. It covers good with two coats but is not so hot for bilges as it absorbs oils. you can gell coat the glass and use it as a primer then go with a good two part polyurethane. Or epoxy. epoxy is a good water barrier.but urethane seems to resist oil better. If you have slick clean bilges and no leaks just use gel coat its probably the cheapest route. white shows all sins.
PS styrene, or benzene can chemicaly strip bare glass styrene is best but watch out it is very dangerous.
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Last edited by soul searcher; 03-25-2007 at 08:37 PM.