Using epoxy and microballoons as fairing

Discussion in 'Boat Yard Basics' started by GTSRGTSR, Dec 21, 2011.

  1. GTSRGTSR

    GTSRGTSR Well-Known Member

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    I have been using epoxy and balloons as filler-fairing material. As it kicks, it liquifies and loses its place. :eek: Suggestions? :p
     
  2. firecat1981

    firecat1981 BBA Counselor

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    Mix it thicker till it is like peanutbutter, and add a little colloidal silica(sp) to the mix to control sagging. I've hearn talc works too, but I have never used it.
     

  3. GTSRGTSR

    GTSRGTSR Well-Known Member

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    I didnt know about silica. I'll have to get some. Thanks!!!