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by jonh
Fri Feb 27, 2015 6:55 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 problem?
Replies: 11
Views: 5881

Re: G4 problem?

As recommended, I scraped a small section of the deck to establish whether the damp was between G4 and varnish or under the G4 itself. The attached photo seems to show that the damp is between the deck and the G4. What do you think?
by jonh
Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Boat Chat
Topic: Covers for wooden boats
Replies: 17
Views: 10536

Re: Covers for wooden boats

I fitted a sail register cover on Ent 21351and it has lasted approx 4 season with a few repairs with my trusty ' handy stitcher',and a reproofing.Last year I made up a 'skirt' from some plastic tarp to extend the cover down over the chines which I fitted using zip ties. This has been really good at ...
by jonh
Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:15 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 problem?
Replies: 11
Views: 5881

Re: G4 problem?

Thanks for the replies with some very good suggestions.I will definitely scrape a small area to check whether the damp could be between the G4 and covering varnish layer when down at the sailing club next weekend.Supporting JimC's observation,I only have water damage on the side decks, whereas the f...
by jonh
Tue Feb 24, 2015 7:55 pm
Forum: Boat maintenance, repair and restoration
Topic: G4 problem?
Replies: 11
Views: 5881

G4 problem?

Hi all! This is my first post on the forum , although I did plunder it when renovating N12, 3215 last year.Having stripped the decks,I let them dry out for a couple of weeks then used G4.I was delighted to get on four coats in a day and ,after curing ,the finish was most impressive.I wet and dried i...