Back in about 1979

Posted by Charlie Jones on Dec 20, 2006

I was at a meeting of the Experimental Yacht Society in St Pete Florida. Sitting around an after dinner chat one evening with Jim Brown, Meade Gougeon and several other mega hitters , along with a bunch of us peons talking boatbuilding.

Meade Gougeon was telling about have recently experienced a builder up in the NW who absolutely COULD NOT get epoxy to cure properly. This was a BIG boat using lots of epoxy, (like drums worth) so Meade flew out.

The guy had a really nice tent built around his boat, with a couple of BIG kerosene heaters pumping out hot air.

And moisture.

They switched him over to a couple of electric heaters- Problem solved.

In Response to: Epoxy + CO2 + H2O = ? by Camper on Dec 20, 2006


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