Loader wrote:I have been researching the sealing the exterior wood surfaces, and I know it needs to be done to help prevent rot and deterioration.
Of course, we all know the commercial versions (CPES for example) of sealants are available, but could you make your own sealant by diluting epoxy with a thinner? Has anyone done this? Comments on results, Pros/Cons?
After sealed, I plan to paint the trailer with a marine grade epoxy based paint; like Pettit.
Loader wrote:Thanks Steves! Appreciate the tips, and the link.
Steve F, those kayaks are beautiful!
Steve Frederick wrote: I'm interested to know what you decide, and the results..Sure it will be great!
asianflava wrote:There is a short blurb in the West Systems manual about thinning it with alchohol. It says that it will work but it compromises strength but commercially bought thin epoxy is the same thing.
I'll let you know. I'm gonna stop by a local West Marine, look at their system, as well as the Pettit Clear Sealant and Paint in the next day or two. Trying to be ready for the MadJack Roundup (aka The LCG).
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