HOW TO FIBERGLASS A SURFBOARD FAQ
I'm hot coating with poly resin, MEKP and surfacing wax. I know the recommended ration of resin to MEKP is 1%. Do I used the same percentage of surfacing wax in the glass coat? Resin + 1% MEKP + 1% wax?
I have purchased a DIY kit from you and in the process of glassing my board. How much resin do I need to use to glass my 6'4 top deck since I'm using 2 layer of fiber for the top deck.. I'm using Resin Research Epoxy
What do you guys think is the best epoxy resin for minimal burn throughs. I have decided I care less about flip time than I do burn throughs. It seems like the hot coat has become my number one enemy since iv started shaping.
Ready to glass my board 6'3 x 20" x 2 ¾ and epoxy. Approximately how much resin should I mix for the first coat bottom? How much for the top? Then when I am ready I will do another coat to each side as a hot coat right?
bought my blanks from you back in Nov. and now I'm glassing. I added a navy blue pigment to the bottom lam but am not happy with the result. Can I paint a coat of navy blue resin over it before the hot coat or is there another way to fix this?
I am a student working on a project which is focused on environmentally friendly surf products. I'm interested in the resins and catalysts that you sell and if they are produced in what could be considered an eco-friendly method?
I tried doing the free lap on the board. I sanded the fiberglass that wrapped around the front of the board and did not get it flush with the foam. After glassing the deck there is a very noticeable ridge where the fiberglass overlaps.
Using all same materials I have been for years. Eps blank. Epoxy resin. I have been experiencing a lot of burn through when installing fin boxes and repairing busted boxes. Doing the 2-1 ratio. Used kwik kick today. Had same issue. Any advice?
I didn't do a great job glassing the rails. After doing the bottom I did not sand or cut the laps over the rail where they did not sit flush with the deck. I have air pocket stretching along the rails where the gaps are between the glass and the deck.
Hello I have a question regarding the carbon stringer. Do I use one up center on bottom and one up center on deck , or use them as parabolic stringer on the rails, or on bottom running parallel with each other a few inches apart from tail to nose.
Can I install the vented leash plug before glassing? Then tape off the plug and continue glassing? I have watch your video. I would like cover over the ring of epoxy shown in the video with fiber glass for a uniform look.
We have an old beat up board that we want to strip down and re-shape into a new board. I feel that we would need shaping tools, glassing supplies (cloth, resin, etc.) and fins, leash plug. Please let me know any ideas, suggestions, or insight.
I was just wondering if you must use styrene with the wax, catalyst and polyester resin. I have made several mixes today and it seems to gum up and not fully harden. I tried adding extra catalyst and it just cured almost immediately.