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chris
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Post by chris » Thu Mar 24, 2005 2:43 pm

I have been told that G4 is a better alternative to using epoxy to sort out very dodgy old wooden hulls but I can't find out anything about it. Any advice,information, suppliers, technical info welcome please.
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Post by Ed » Fri Mar 25, 2005 9:44 am

Quite uncanny.....

I was going to ask the same question a few days ago after I found it advertised in a broch
ure I got from a local glass-fibre supplier.

Can't find the details at moment, but as soon as I do I will post.

it sounded wonderful.....rather like a woodseal or primer type product. You can use it as the start of a varnishing system....or as a bonding coat between various substrates and a resin.....for instance metal to polyester, which is notoriously bad.

Very thin....also good for stablising wood as you said.

I will try and find the brochure or URL and post to list

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Post by Ed » Sat Mar 26, 2005 9:17 am

Found the details, but left downstairs....will post shortly.

They seem to refer to it as 'Pond Seal'.....


hardly encouraging is it!

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Post by Rupert » Sat Mar 26, 2005 5:58 pm

OK for us lake sailors, then...
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Post by Brian E. Evans » Sun Mar 27, 2005 7:08 pm

Ok guys,
G4 is a one part moisture cured polyurethane very similar to varnish. It comes in different viscosities determined by the application
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Post by Ed » Mon Mar 28, 2005 3:24 pm

Which from that description makes it sound very much like Blakes Woodseal/single pack poly/UCP....which would be nice...

anybody tried it?

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