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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby ric2352 » May Wed 24, 2017 1:02 am

Interesting..826 views and no comments....anyone else try fix? Just curious
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby artodea » May Wed 31, 2017 12:21 pm

Did this as a winter project - went with TotalBoat single stage polyurethane, Hatteras White. I removed the trim, sanded and primed followed by two coats finish using the roll/tip method.

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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby gw204 » May Wed 31, 2017 1:16 pm

When using long pieces of Starboard, you have to elongate the mounting holes and not fully snug down your fasteners to account for the expansion/contraction.
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby Finest Kind » May Wed 31, 2017 2:29 pm

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Nice job on the trim, but it's your new motor that really makes her special!
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby SC Adventure 208 » Jun Fri 09, 2017 9:04 pm

ric2352 wrote:Interesting..826 views and no comments....anyone else try fix? Just curious

I just finished mine. Only changes were that I didn't wipe off the stain as it didn't really penetrate all that well. Let it dry overnight and then put on 7 coats of marine varnish. My wife hated getting on the boat now she loves it. Looks much better. Only problems I had were at the helm and passenger bulkhead...could not get those pieces off so tried to do them in place but sanding was a bitch. Would rather just leave them unsanded and varnish. Same with the place by the rocker switches as I do not want to mess with the wiring. Overall an A-
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby ric2352 » Jun Sun 11, 2017 4:09 pm

I didn't do anything under the hard top or around the helm...still in good shape. Sanding in place had to be tough. I added a coat of polyurathane over the top of the vanish for added durability. Post a pic of what you did...love to see.
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby SC Adventure 208 » Jun Wed 14, 2017 7:59 pm

I try next time I get a chance to take a picture. Not sure I know how to post a picture
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby Topjimmy » Jun Mon 19, 2017 6:09 am

Yep I tried the Boe-ShieldT9 and it looks a "little" better but I love what ya did there ric2352 and will do the same this winter :goodjob
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby RTNEPTUNE » Jun Wed 28, 2017 11:36 am

I might do anodized aluminum as a replacement or aluminum strips painted white .
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Re: plastic wood trim looks lousy

Postby Jonah » Nov Sun 19, 2017 1:46 am

ric2352 wrote:I didn't do anything under the hard top or around the helm...still in good shape. Sanding in place had to be tough. I added a coat of polyurathane over the top of the vanish for added durability. Post a pic of what you did...love to see.


Ric, that looks great. I'm going to remember this post if I ever get around to doing something similar.
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