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Old Mar 26, 2012, 12:38 PM
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Gettin quiet in here..wazzup wit dat?

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Old Mar 26, 2012, 03:28 PM
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Sailing tomorrow near Asheville, NC. Taking my problem child red boat and my 'sposed to be fast yellow boat.
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Old Mar 26, 2012, 09:09 PM
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When I went sailing last Thursday, it was 26 degrees.
Today it was 4 degrees! Did some drywalling downstairs. Going down to minus 8 tonight.

Tomorrow 5 degrees, guess I'll do some Burgy wiring.
Can you solder in 5 degree temperature/weather?

Wednesday looks better, but I have to work Wednesdays, natch.

Crazy weather, never seen anything like it.
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Old Mar 26, 2012, 10:53 PM
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When I went sailing last Thursday, it was 26 degrees.
Today it was 4 degrees! Did some drywalling downstairs. Going down to minus 8 tonight.

Tomorrow 5 degrees, guess I'll do some Burgy wiring.
Can you solder in 5 degree temperature/weather?

Wednesday looks better, but I have to work Wednesdays, natch.

Crazy weather, never seen anything like it.
So much for "Global Warming"! Seems to me it's been more like "Global Colding"

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Old Mar 27, 2012, 06:28 AM
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So much for "Global Warming"! Seems to me it's been more like "Global Colding"

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Still in the 80s down here...come on down and sail with us.....
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 06:39 AM
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Needing some help!

Anyone had any experience good or bad with Krylon Fusion paint or Dupli-color acrylic enamel or acrylic lacquer? In painting my Seawind, I mistakenly mixed enamel and lacquer (Dupli-color) and I am having to start over.

Do I have to sand down to raw plastic or can I apply adhesion promoter to roughed up paint or does it need to go on raw plastic? Should I just apply sandable primer and move on?

What is my best option at this point?

DW
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 07:12 AM
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Still in the 80s down here...come on down and sail with us.....
Twould that I could...
I'd be sailing every day!
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 07:15 AM
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Needing some help!

Anyone had any experience good or bad with Krylon Fusion paint or Dupli-color acrylic enamel or acrylic lacquer? In painting my Seawind, I mistakenly mixed enamel and lacquer (Dupli-color) and I am having to start over.

Do I have to sand down to raw plastic or can I apply adhesion promoter to roughed up paint or does it need to go on raw plastic? Should I just apply sandable primer and move on?

What is my best option at this point?

DW
Sounds like a Chidago solution is called for.
John?
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 07:22 AM
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Sounds like a Chidago solution is called for.
John?
John,

He is the first source I went to and has been a huge help on not only this but other projects.

I was just throwing it out to see if others had any other experience.


great minds think alike and go to the same source.
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 08:08 AM
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DW, get the vaselene out..you're gonna need it..
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Old Mar 27, 2012, 10:14 AM
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DW, get the vaselene out..you're gonna need it..
After two days of sanding this d*&% thing, I am finally down to bare hull on about 75% of it.

I have gone from 220 to 340 and still have some base white and sandable to get off.

I will say one thing I have learned from all this. When everyone says put a light coat on, put a light coat on. I have went a little, OK a Lot, heavy on the base white and it is taking forever to get off.

We live and learn.

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Old Mar 27, 2012, 08:11 PM
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sorry you ran into troubles DW

hope it all comes out well for ya
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Old Mar 28, 2012, 01:17 PM
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sorry....

didnt mean to kill the thread




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Old Mar 28, 2012, 01:26 PM
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I don't you killed the thread Pappy, I think most are hopefully out sailing or unfortunately working.

Heading out to a plant for the rest of the night to do some training.

Back at it tomorrow.

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So much for "Global Warming"! Seems to me it's been more like "Global Colding"

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And here is more positive proof of Global Warming:
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