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Discussion in 'Tips and Tricks' started by shelldrake, Nov 15, 2009.

  1. shelldrake

    shelldrake LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Hello All,

    After filling and sanding, I primed with Precoat and sanded most of it off, applied my first coat of Kirby's and sanded 90% of it off to fill sanding marks, imperfections etc. I finished with 180 dry, but now I'm wondering if this is enough "tooth" for the first coat of paint that will remain on the hull. Should I re-sand with something coarser before the first coat?

    Thanks,

    Matt
     
  2. Mark Adams

    Mark Adams all wood nut

    You should be fine. I have never had any problem with paint adhesion after using 180.
     
  3. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Shouldn't be a problem, Mark. I finish with 220 dry.

    Rob
     
  4. OP
    OP
    shelldrake

    shelldrake LOVES Wooden Canoes

    Thanks Mark and Rob. First coat going on today I hope.
     

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