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Old 02-22-2010, 10:28 AM
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Default Wet sanding IMRON and some minor repairs

In the process of bringing my paintjob up to the next level. The Previous owner painted the boat with IMRON, but I was unhappy with finish quality. I'm in the process of taking out orange peel, and polishing it up to a deep flat shine. Long process to say the least. I had no idea how hard this stuff really was, thank god for a DA!

I have a few places around the bow stop that have some minor chips. The largest are about the size of a dime, and there are maybe 6 or so. What's the best method to repair these? Should I use one of the gel repair kits? The boat is all white, but my main concern is filling the nicks, and stopping any further chipping.

What's the best way to make a spot repair on an IMRON boat?

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Old 02-22-2010, 10:07 PM
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Here's a shot of the results after 5 Steps:

800 wet
1200 wet
Compound
Polish
Wax

I took the pic with my phone, so the quality sucks. I had no idea this would be such a long project, but I hope the results are worth it!

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Old 02-22-2010, 10:19 PM
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How deep are the chips?
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Old 02-23-2010, 08:58 AM
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The worst ones are all the way through to the glass. I'll try to get some pics tonight. They are not big, pea size or so, but they are deep.
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Here are a few shots of the dings, these are the only chips on the whole boat, so I hope there is an easy solution! Thanks guys...



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