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    Getting scratched shouldn’t be much of a problem...

    Getting scratched shouldn’t be much of a problem for the old Donzi
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    15460 Len or Junk , how well does clear acrylic...

    15460 Len or Junk , how well does clear acrylic work to protect fiberglass? Does the clear have a UV protectant in it?. This is a mid 60’s sweet 16 donzi the gel has held up very well and looks...
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    Junk that sounds like a plan with the clear, I...

    Junk that sounds like a plan with the clear, I think that is why the glass held so well, the clear gel was very thick so even when I put some actual dings in it still showed the color. I run very...
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    Thank you Len, I will have a look

    Thank you Len, I will have a look
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    15456 wow Phil I didn't realize you were the...

    15456 wow Phil I didn't realize you were the absolute authority on how long fiberglass holds up, nor did I realize you were such a classy guy, or should I say “Dude”. Now every time I see a good...
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    That makes good sense, how about storing the...

    That makes good sense, how about storing the paint? Does it have a shelf life? How about cold temps?
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    So it sounds like after talking to you folks I...

    So it sounds like after talking to you folks I should be using an acrylic urethane without actual flakes because I will probably need to touch it up pretty often. Is there any downside to using a...
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    To answer Phil, the branches and bushes were the...

    To answer Phil, the branches and bushes were the reason I was asking about the epoxy, “supposed to be almost as tough as gel” The original Red metal flake gel laughed off tons of such abuse for years...
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    Wow some replies ,that is very cool. Ok Phil...

    Wow some replies ,that is very cool. Ok Phil asked why do I feel the need to use an epoxy paint? I think I stated that in the first post but I guess I can add to that. I understand that they are the...
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    nothing in 3 years, I guess I should take that as...

    nothing in 3 years, I guess I should take that as a no?
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    Thanks to all,,, that buggy looks great! I was...

    Thanks to all,,, that buggy looks great! I was asking about the epoxy paint because I heard it was almost as tough as the gel coat,, but the only colors I have seen in the epoxy paint are pretty...
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    Any thoughts on what would be the best metal...

    Any thoughts on what would be the best metal flake paint to use over the old gel coat? Do any of the epoxy or poly paints come in metal flake colors?
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    Epoxy paint with metal flake?

    Is there any epoxy paint like awlgrip that is available in metal flake colors? I understand the epoxy paints are the next best thing to gelcoat ,,, I have an old fiberglass dune buggy that I want to...
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    Painting Dune Runner Buggy

    I have an old fiberglass dune buggy (like speed buggy)
    She was ruby-red metal flake gel-coat , the really big sparkly stuff like a ranger bass boat. Over the years the gel-coat has broken down and...
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    thank you for the info you have been a big help....

    thank you for the info you have been a big help. I know these kind of questions probably seem silly to you guys/girls but I know very little about paint and when I don't know something I try to ask...
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    Thank you 4 your reply. the guy who supplies...

    Thank you 4 your reply. the guy who supplies paint to the auto parts store in my little one horse town lists a urethane clear (auto value brand) but he told me he did not think it would be gasoline...
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    no suggestions? nothing? just looking for some...

    no suggestions? nothing? just looking for some ideas?
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    looking for a gas proof clear?

    need a gasoline proof clear coat and flattener that can be shot out of one of those cheep PREVAL touch up guns?
    I need to gas proof a rattle can camo paint job on an outboard motor,so it needs to be...
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