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Old 03-12-2013, 09:29 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by 3-Wheeler View Post
I wonder if it might be better to mix up a batch of micro-balloons and epoxy, and then work that mix down into the "grooves", then layup the glass and epoxy as usual? That way, the mix will weigh a little less than pure resin.

Thanks for the nice write-up !!

Hi 3-Wheeler, Thanks for responding . I have done exactly what you suggest but only where I scored the foam on the tablesaw for bending. And I must say it creates the ultimate bond. Kind of like micro dovetails.
To be honest I never tried micro mix in the pet brush grooves but I will.

I'm trying to say away from polyester fillers entirely. After a sanded micro layer I am thinking maybe System Three epoxy primer then System Three lpu top coat. Manufacturer says it can be wet sanded and buffed which is something that I am already familiar with . I don't really need to go automotive topcoats since I don't need to do any color matching....Any thoughts or comments ?

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