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Old 02-02-2011, 01:16 PM   #1
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Fiberglass Repair Reference Site

www.glassclownboats.com

Campers and Boats share the same basic restoration needs. Rotten wood glassed to a shell is the same problem whether on water or wheels.
This site was put up by a fiberglass boat restoration expert. There's a tremendous amount of good information - tips and techniques for repair and refinishing fiberglass.

I hope you find it as useful as I have

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Old 02-02-2011, 01:48 PM   #2
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nice this is what i need to fil in a few windows/ holes i have planned, ....awesome site!!!
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Old 02-02-2011, 05:14 PM   #3
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Glassclown!
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Old 02-02-2011, 05:23 PM   #4
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Glassclown!
Not only does he know his business - he can turn a phrase and write a very interesting article.
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It really is very informative. I have been there on & off for the past hour. Got some good ideas and tips for fixing up the Escape.

Thanks for posting, Peter!
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It really is very informative. I have been there on & off for the past hour. Got some good ideas and tips for fixing up the Escape.

Thanks for posting, Peter!
We're all in this together.

Be sure to check out his sections on tip and roll painting.
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Old 02-02-2011, 11:44 PM   #7
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Peter...do you think...

...I can use resin to finely coat some small checkering on the lip above the belly band. What will checkering eventually do to a trailer's fiberglass?
Any help is always appreciated!!
Thanks.
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Old 02-03-2011, 09:24 AM   #8
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...I can use resin to finely coat some small checkering on the lip above the belly band. What will checkering eventually do to a trailer's fiberglass?
Any help is always appreciated!!
Thanks.

Rather than clutter this thread I've sent a PM
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:54 AM   #9
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GlassClownBoats.Com seems to have gone away...or something...the same material is available here:

Restoration - fiberglassics.com

Just do a global search and replace substituting Camper for Boat and with few exceptions it'll all work out.
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Old 04-24-2011, 02:30 PM   #10
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...or something. When you click on the GlassClownBoats.com link, it says, "Go Away." But kind of funny. fiberglassics.com looks great. Thanks for the link(s).
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GlassClownBoats.Com seems to have gone away...or something...the same material is available here:

Restoration - fiberglassics.com

Just do a global search and replace substituting Camper for Boat and with few exceptions it'll all work out.
Thanks for the find Peter,

If you look closely some of the stuff on FiberGlassics is written by Glass Clown Boats:
Restoring Gel Coat - fiberglassics.com
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Old 04-24-2011, 11:17 PM   #12
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Most of the material on Fiberglassics was written by Jamil Mehdi - the owner of GlassClownBoats.Com and post on Fiberglassics with permission.

Jamil seems to have shut Glass Clown down which is why I resurrected this thread to advise that the material I cited at Glass Clown is available at Fiberglassics. It's convoluted.

I think Jamil's material is about the best written and easiest to follow out there.
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I think Jamil's material is about the best written and easiest to follow out there.
Jamil alludes to his book, do you know anything about it?
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As far as I know there is no formal book. He described what he wrote and post to Fiberglassics as chapters from his book - but I never saw a link or evidence of one.
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