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by DanWood
Thu Sep 01, 2005 10:44 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Painting Plastic
Replies: 9
Views: 2865

Many Thanks for all the suggestions. I'll see how easily the esisting paint comes off and then take the best action. I'm not too concerned about making a totally professional job that will last the next 35 years of the boats life, but just want it to make it look a little less shabby. Also I was con...
by DanWood
Mon Aug 22, 2005 6:18 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Painting Plastic
Replies: 9
Views: 2865

Unfortunately, it already has a rather poor paint job - I'm thinking of sanding and re-painting, but not sure what I can and can't get away with on grp
by DanWood
Wed Aug 17, 2005 10:12 am
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: Painting Plastic
Replies: 9
Views: 2865

Hi, You've all provided help when I varnished a wooden boat, and I'm now wanting to paint an early 60's plastic finn. Are there any special paints I should use or is International yacht paint the best? Also, I want to fill and strengthen a couple of small parts, mainly where the mast goes through th...
by DanWood
Mon May 16, 2005 9:49 am
Forum: Boats and bits wanted
Topic: Merlin Rudder - Help!
Replies: 2
Views: 2506

Hi, Just aquired merlin 2990 which is lacking a rudder. If anyone knows of a suitable rudder that's hanging around just getting in the way and really needing a new home that'd be great or if someone could provide some measurements I could have a go at making one. Believe it's a Hooligan design. Any ...