System 3 Silvertip Gel Magic instead of epoxy

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  1. Tobin

    Tobin New Member

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    Amy thoughts on using Gel Magic instead of epoxy on bulkheads on a Pinguino? I have some West Six10 but not sure about compatibility with the System 3 epoxy on the hull and deck. Thanks.
     
  2. Kayak Jim

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    I'm not familiar with it but a search tells me Gel Magic is epoxy (thickened). Likewise West Six10. You could confirm compatibility by contacting System 3.
     
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    Thoroughly roughen the surfaces the epoxy will be on with 80 grit and you should get good bonding. Bulkheads are wood, yes? Gel Magic is a good choice. Easy to use, and prethickened.
     
  4. Tobin

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    thanks. Might be easier than using - maybe a bit lighter on weight too