Spraying fibreglass blanks.

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Spraying fibreglass blanks.

Post by Steve B » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:15 pm

Afternoon Chaps,

Not a cane question, but one i could do with some help with....

Firstly can you paint/spray a fibreglass blank and secondly if so, what preparation is nessasary?

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Re: Spraying fibreglass blanks.

Post by Crucian » Mon Dec 04, 2017 5:46 pm

Yes, fibreglass can be painted...simply rub it down, prime and paint.

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Re: Spraying fibreglass blanks.

Post by Steve B » Mon Dec 04, 2017 7:42 pm

Thanks Crucian, just automotive spray and yacht varnish ok?

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Re: Spraying fibreglass blanks.

Post by Crucian » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:14 pm

I would think the automotive spray would be ok without the varnish. It's formulated for use on cars, after all.

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Re: Spraying fibreglass blanks.

Post by Tengisgol » Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:29 pm

I have used spray paints from Hobbycraft before ('plastikote' comes to mind) and I have varnished afterwards. Test a little paint and varnish on a spare length of fibreglass first though.

Remember the golden rules; light spray only in many coats is better than being tempted to give one or two heavy coats that run...and do so in a well ventilated area.

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Re: Spraying fibreglass blanks.

Post by Steve B » Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:08 am

Thanks for your input chaps

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