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painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

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painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

Postby suncanoe » August 9th, 2013, 12:36 pm

We have a 1988 3806 Aft cabin that has enclosure around aft deck that needs to be painted. What type of paint would you use. Not sure what this material is. :help: :help: :help:

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Re: painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

Postby waybomb » August 9th, 2013, 6:32 pm

If fiberglass,use awlgrip. Never needs waxing, nor should you wax it. If you wax it, it yellows.
It's a two part epoxy system
It's what is used on hatteras and larger yachts
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Re: painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

Postby suncanoe » August 28th, 2013, 12:10 pm

Thanks for you response. I do think it is fiberglass. Where could I purchase this paint?
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1988 Cougar 46 Kevlar Vee offshore
1969 15' Glaspar / 1969 Johnson Electrmatic 85
1964 Barron Flat bottom drag boat
A couple of dinghies
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Re: painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

Postby waybomb » August 28th, 2013, 5:17 pm

Any marine supply store should have the ability to get out for you. Look up awkgrip and read up in it before you buy.
And there are different shades of white.
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Past - 1988 2807, 1989 4207 Aft
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Re: painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

Postby Ramsport47 » August 30th, 2013, 6:39 am

A 1988 3807 Motor Yacht would have plexiglass weatherboards around the aft deck. I'm not sure what you could paint plexiglass with that would stick, although I know later that Carver used clear plex transom doors that they painted white, I assume with Awlgrip
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A couple of dinghies
Location: Saint Joseph and Trenton, MI
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Re: painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

Postby waybomb » August 30th, 2013, 11:25 am

You are correct! I was thinking of our ex-4207, which was all fiberglass.
I am going to bet that Awlgrip will not work, but the best way to find out is contact them directly.
Maybe simply replace the smoked plastic with white plexiglass?
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1969 Glaspar Avalon /1969 Johnson Electromatic 85
1987 Carver Mariner
1988 Cougar Kevlar 46' with triple blown 572s
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Re: painting aft enclosures on 1988 carver aft cabin

Postby RichardS » December 24th, 2013, 7:53 pm

waybomb wrote:You are correct! I was thinking of our ex-4207, which was all fiberglass.
I am going to bet that Awlgrip will not work, but the best way to find out is contact them directly.
Maybe simply replace the smoked plastic with white plexiglass?



If anybody is willing to trade their smoked plastic for my white plastic (near mint) I would be totally up for that! I was considering having the panels custom cut for me at a glass/plexi shop....a trade would be way better and a win-win for a guy who wants white!

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