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No i don't believe so, I don't think casey says to fill it with anythign but gel coat, they were very shallow.
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Grey usually fades to white, not vice-versa. I'm wondering, did you use a release agent or covering to ensure a full cure? Or perhaps, the new gelcoat has simply trapped dirt and become "greyer" that way? Would a light hit with 600-800 grit wet sandpaper reveal it still white beneath the grey?
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could be dirt, but if i wet sand it with that 600-800 grit sand paper woudl it remove the gel coat as well? Also does gelkote usually attract dirt?
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