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You're short two hulls, and a couple of cookies shy of a dozen. BTW, AFAIK, West Systems still forms an amine blush, although less of one, when you use the slow hardener.
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Are you suggesting I do this from the inside? Next thing, you'll be telling my I'm short two hulls

Seriously, thanks for the pointers. Laying up while the previous layup is green was what I was hoping to do. I will definitely be painting my deck white or some other non-dark color.



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You should be able to get an accurate number of layers needed when you grind your deck in prep for the glass work. By grinding your deck glass back you will clearly see each of the layers in the laminate.


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Ancient Chinese secret: Drill a core sample and burn it. The resin burns away and leaves the glass intact. Peel them apart carefully and you'll know exactly how your boat was built.
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dgr, call the folks at West Systems or go to their web site. They have this all documented in their archive of articles, and if you call their tech support department they'll help you figure out exact numbers and a layup schedule--even if you haven't bought any materials yet.
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