Tag: Fiberglass Repair

Sanded the sheen off the epoxy and applied the red fairing compound to a few more blisters today.

Posted by – September 7, 2009


West System Publications

Posted by – September 7, 2009

Just a warning:  This is a bit boat-geeky so you can skip on past if you aren’t doing or planning on doing any fiberglass work.

The West System people publish some really good articles and manuals at westsystem.com.  Their search is ok, but google is better.  Try copying this into google to browse through everything:

site:http://westsystem.com/ filetype:pdf

Add a keyword or two like this:

blisters site:http://westsystem.com/ filetype:pdf

to search for a specific topic.

Still sanding blisters

Posted by – September 4, 2009


Blisters, day 2.

Posted by – August 22, 2009


Epoxy lesson for Jenstylee. Finally got 24hrs of no rain. Filling in the blisters.

Posted by – August 20, 2009

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Wearing the full suit today! Grinding fiberglass is a nasty mess.

Posted by – July 27, 2009


Grinding blisters.

Posted by – July 26, 2009


Sanding the bootstripe. Heard “the Russians” in the boatyard can tape a new one for cheap!

Posted by – July 24, 2009


Thru hull removal time. Not sure how big of a job this will be.

Posted by – July 19, 2009


Sanding the rudder.

Posted by – July 16, 2009