Is marine tex gelcoat?

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Brady Crist asked a question: Is marine tex gelcoat?
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Date created: Mon, Jun 28, 2021 3:39 PM
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Doug is right about the no stick

The reason is that gelcoat is polyester and marine tex is epoxy. Epoxy will stick to gelcoat, but gelcoat will not stick to epoxy.

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Marine-Tex is an epoxy and is not guaranteed to adhere to the gel coat resin (according to the MT folks). Bottomline, you can probably do it, but just be aware of this. as long as you sand it to rough up the surface. the gelcoat will stick to it.

Marine Tex is an Epoxy Marine Tex is an epoxy and makes a good strong repair. It will sand out and polish put quite well. There might be a problem if you try to cover over the MarineTex repair with gelcoat, as it might not adhere. Some folks say it will, others that it ...

Mix Marine-Tex White or Gray and fill the hole 3/4ths deep. Apply a small amount of Marine Tex to the fastener, being sure to fill in around the threads. With a slight twisting motion, insert the fastener in to the hole and allow the epoxy to cure for the full 24 hours.

Messages. 3,105. Jun 5, 2009. #4. Re: Chipped Gelcoat - Marinetex or Gelcoat. Marinetex is great for easy repairs that are tougher than the original gelcoat in a lot of ways. But once you use it you're limited in what will adhere over it sometimes, and if it's noticeably a different color you're kinda stuck unless you paint.

I chipped the gelcoat off the keel at the bow. Keel hit the crappy keel roller mount and took a 3" chunk off. Need a layer or two of fiberglass but don't see any hairline fractures. Is it okay to use Marine Tex for below the water line or do it...

In the keel damage picture the whiter material (not greyish tan gelcoat or the black bottom paint) is marine-tex. Its pretty easy to apply marine-tex, just mix and apply with a putty knife. Smooth with a wet rag. And if you find it hard to read what's in the browser Or ...

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I purchased the boat with the scrape on the bottom. I fixed it using marine tex. This product is stronger than fiberglass. If you are just fixing gel coat, t...

About us. Marine Tex® epoxy systems repair, bond and fill fiberglass, aluminum, plastics such as PVC, ABS, polyethylene (Starboard® Marine Building Sheet), inflatables, glass, masonry, ceramics, wood, dissimilar materials and more! Dependable high-strength epoxy products, coupled with a knowledgeable technical staff provide the confidence to ...

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