Undercoating Alternative (No more sticky black stuff!)

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Re: Undercoating Alternative (No more sticky black stuff!)

Postby yrock87 » Fri Nov 18, 2016 5:02 pm

fm-usa wrote:Several years ago I used 2 part epoxy paint on an outdoor 10 story emergency staircase.
Once mixed, that stuff is rather thick and began curing in about 45 minutes.
I would guess the realistic flat spread would be 1 qt. for about 40 sq. ft., pre-sealed material dependent.

I'm unsure of the material mentioned here, never used it. Hopefully the stuff I used helps figure yours.
As usual, mix a small amount and test.



just saw this. I ended up using two coats of marine grade Raka epoxy for the underside of the floor. I used about a pint out of the 1.5 gallon batch. hardened the wood well and is waterproof. I would do it this way again.
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Re: Undercoating Alternative (No more sticky black stuff!)

Postby fm-usa » Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:08 pm

yrock87 wrote:
fm-usa wrote:Several years ago I used 2 part epoxy paint on an outdoor 10 story emergency staircase.
Once mixed, that stuff is rather thick and began curing in about 45 minutes.
I would guess the realistic flat spread would be 1 qt. for about 40 sq. ft., pre-sealed material dependent.

I'm unsure of the material mentioned here, never used it. Hopefully the stuff I used helps figure yours.
As usual, mix a small amount and test.



just saw this. I ended up using two coats of marine grade Raka epoxy for the underside of the floor. I used about a pint out of the 1.5 gallon batch. hardened the wood well and is waterproof. I would do it this way again.

Like I said, stuff I used was thick. Glad it was or it drip all over Maria Carey's grandparents condo's finished balcony.
The thinner the better to get INTO the pores for grip'ture. Once set it has to be ruffed up for 2nd coat, said Fido. But being on the underside, it'll be well protected.
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Re: Undercoating Alternative (No more sticky black stuff!)

Postby ColoradoCody » Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:04 pm

What about a Swimming Pool Paint? Seems like it would hold up to the dings from rocks and is (hopefully) waterproof.
Thoughts? About $40 a gallon
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Re: Undercoating Alternative (No more sticky black stuff!)

Postby HotRod1 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 10:45 pm

Has anyone just marine epoxied with one coats d then gone over it with lizard skin?


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Re: Undercoating Alternative (No more sticky black stuff!)

Postby HotRod1 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 11:02 pm

Or possibly herc o liner. It's a rubberized bed liner you paint on. Napa has a gallon for around 40-50 bucks.


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