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Old 03-09-2004, 04:14 PM
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I want to sand down the cockpit floor and add new anti Skid. How do you do that? I have tried to add salt and sugar on top of the gel coat (used to do that when I fixed the windsurfers) with some success but I am wondering if there is a better way?

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Old 03-09-2004, 04:31 PM
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You can buy a non skid material embeded in paper. After gel coating put the paper on the wet gel coat and roll over it, than remove. Fiberglass supply houses should sell it and I can get you some if needed. It comes in different designs of non skid.
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I tried surfing in Rio.... all that surfboard wax pulled out the hair on my chest... the surfboard looked like it had fur on it... gross!.....
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I believe that it is sprayed in the IMRON.
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I'm going to let this go on for a while before I reveal the real method (used by west coast custom builders)...
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audio i thank the patternis in the mold but i v'e seen a rubber mat with the pattern on it
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Originally posted by burtandnancy
I'm going to let this go on for a while before I reveal the real method (used by west coast custom builders)...
Ok Spit it out will ya
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Originally posted by bowtie
You can buy a non skid material embeded in paper. After gel coating put the paper on the wet gel coat and roll over it, than remove. Fiberglass supply houses should sell it and I can get you some if needed. It comes in different designs of non skid.
You got the name of a company by any chance?

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Originally posted by Cord
I believe that it is sprayed in the IMRON.
You are correct that is how it is done with Imron but I am going the gel coat method on this boat.

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Originally posted by Too Old
I't a long drawn out process. But hey, I say go for it Radio Flyer.

Keep adding projects trailer-boy.

Oh, did I show you the pictures of my drives that are ready to bolt on????
HEY Burger BUM BLASTER you know you have to actually get the boat wet AND put it up on Plane to win this!!! So keep yappin it up bro you know you will not know what to do when you get to the ramp. You recon you even know how to trailer a boat?
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