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Can you put gelcoat over gelcoat?
Yes, you can apply gelcoat over a surface that’s already covered with gelcoat. If it’s a large surface such as a boat or a bathtub, use a gelcoat spray gun to apply a coat over the existing coat. For smaller surface areas, like a chair, apply the gelcoat using a paintbrush using short, vertical strokes.
How much does it cost to coat a boat with ceramic?
For example, a 250-milliliter (about 8.5 ounces) bottle of Glidecoat鈥檚 Marine Ceramic Coating, enough to apply two coats to 315 square feet of surface (enough for the topsides of a 30-foot boat, according to Glidecoat), costs $295.
What is the difference between glidecoat pro and DIY ceramic coating?
Westhorpe said Glidecoat鈥檚 pro ceramic coating contains 68 percent silicon versus 60 percent in the DIY product. It鈥檚 a two-part product, ceramic plus catalyst; the DIY coating is single part. 鈥淭he pro ceramic flashes off really quickly,鈥?he said.
Can you use gelcoat on fiberglass boat?
Fill in any cracks or gouges in the fiberglass with polyester filler, marine grade. Epoxy filler, although a great product is not suitable for a gel-cote top coat. Polyester gel-cotes will not chemically bond to epoxy. You鈥檒l want to take care of any damage on the fiberglass first so you have a smooth surface to apply the gelcoat to.