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Old 12-09-2009, 09:27 PM   #1
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In the January 2010 issue of STREET RODDER magazine is a great article that will take away a lot of the fear and aprehension about tackling this job
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Old 12-09-2009, 09:59 PM   #2
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UUUHHHHHH! Another 'Rodder' n our midst?? LOL!!!
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Old 12-10-2009, 08:22 AM   #3
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Old 12-10-2009, 08:25 AM   #4
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GREAT! Pictures???

Often these types of magazines will post to the web articles right out of the magazine. Is this the same article? How To Repair Fiberglass - Fiberglass Repair - Tech - Street Rodder Magazine
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Yeah that's it, I was too lazy to check the web site!
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Yeah that's it, I was too lazy to check the web site!
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Old 12-10-2009, 09:10 PM   #7
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And you can count on a fourth out of Ontario. My little '65 Pickup hauls the trailer great the last two times we were out this summer.
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Old 12-12-2009, 03:51 AM   #8
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I read the whole article through. I think I'll let the repair to the experts. It doesn't sound like DIY is feasible, leastwise not for me, ol' fumblefingers...
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GREAT! Pictures???

Often these types of magazines will post to the web articles right out of the magazine. Is this the same article? How To Repair Fiberglass - Fiberglass Repair - Tech - Street Rodder Magazine
Thanks for the timely info, Mark, and for the link, Donna. I have a hole I need to fill. Any instructions are helpful!
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Thanks Mark,

Now does anybody know what that neat little roller is called and where to get one?
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They don't really have a special name that I know of... just "fiberglass roller." You can get them in a number of different sizes. They're used to help get the air out of the layup.

I have heard them called "bubble busters," but that seems like more of a slang name.

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Here are a couple of links:

http://www.fiberglassflorida.com/es-roller...s-roller-1.html

Scroll down to "rollers, brushes, and trays" in this one:

http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/category.php?bid=15

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Thanks Raya,

Your a wealth of info on fiberglass, I have got several new sources from you in the past, and today found something I was looking for from your Florida source...

Again Thanks

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That is a great article!

How do I go about repairing the Gel-coat?
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How do I go about repairing the Gel-coat?

I found this great set of videos at the library and have seen them on ebay as DVD's.

Link to Bennett Marine Video, that made them
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