Charles S Lilley
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Strip or sand
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Keith Steele 40 year old boat, well maintained, several sanding and repainting projects over the years. Always used Exterior porch paint. So my question is, at what point do you strip down to the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles S Lilley Oct 25, 2019.

 

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Charles S Lilley replied to Charles S Lilley's discussion Strip or sand
"Exactly what I am doing. The old Helfrich pea green remains the same color so it’s difficult to ascertain which is which. I will continue to sand then fill as needed. Thank you for the feedback. I was a little concerned as to how much to sand…"
Oct 25, 2019
Shawn Baker replied to Charles S Lilley's discussion Strip or sand
"Hi Charles, I agree with Rick.  If the paint is still bonded to the wood, I don't see any reason to sand through that bond and try to build a new bond. If you're Type A and desire perfection, this is still an opportunity to move in…"
Oct 25, 2019
Charles S Lilley replied to Charles S Lilley's discussion Strip or sand
"Rick, the paint has always been well bonded, a little checking over the years. I have always just sanded and sprayed with porch paint. Wondering just when do you strip down to the wood. I use the boat between 15- 20 days a year, store in a warm and…"
Oct 2, 2019
Rick Newman replied to Charles S Lilley's discussion Strip or sand
"Is the paint still bonded to the wood? If so, it would seem that roughing up the paint enough to provide a somewhat fresh and abraded surface would allow new paint to stick. Once you start sanding you can spend lots of money, time, and effort to…"
Oct 1, 2019

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Hometown:
Portland
About Me:
Stealhead fly fisherman.
Boats I own:
Jet Sled Alumaweld, Keith Steele drift boat

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