View Full Version : New Gel Coat
05-17-2013, 02:51 PM
I'd like to get a fresh look my redoing the exterior color of the hull. Good or bad idea? Anyone done this before? Photos would be appreciated! Can you apply a new gel coat? Is that even possible?
05-17-2013, 03:50 PM
Yes you can do it. There is a guy on the mastercraft project which is a group on Facebook. He had black sprayed on his S&S and spent countless hours sanding, buffing and polishing to a beautiful finish. There is not a big write up but there are progress pictures.
05-17-2013, 04:02 PM
^^^ what zs says...lot's of sanding... if your hull is in nice shape a wrap may be an easier alternative.
Have you looked into getting a custom wrap done? Seems like that would be a less costly option and takes out some risk involved with a permanent choice of new gel coat. It can be done, and done well.
I just think there are better options...unless your boat is purple 8p
Here's an interesting example of an update to modernize.