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    Soft rezi

    I'm fixing up an epoxy board and my epoxy resin kit doesn't really harden up compared to fixing a regular Pu board with q cell and stuff.. I let it dry for over a day, and it's hard enough to surf but to soft to sand down. Is this normal for epoxy? How do I fix? Should I just not sand it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by staystoked View Post
    I'm fixing up an epoxy board and my epoxy resin kit doesn't really harden up compared to fixing a regular Pu board with q cell and stuff.. I let it dry for over a day, and it's hard enough to surf but to soft to sand down. Is this normal for epoxy? How do I fix? Should I just not sand it?
    If its too soft to sand after 24 hours, its not normal and probably is not properly repaired. ...the epoxy resin didnt set up properly. What kind of epoxy kit did you use?

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    Make sure you mix it up real good and make sure it is the correct ratio of epoxy to hardener. Sometimes if you are using small amounts the ratio has to be perfect for it to harden using higher amounts will have a lesser chance for error. For example if you use .5 oz to and 1oz and it didnt work use 1oz to 2oz (hardener to epoxy).

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    It was the ding all epoxy repair kit... also I let dry in my basement and not outside in the sun

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    Every epoxy sun cure resin I have ever used is like that. Stays tacky and never fully hardens, I hate that stuff.

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    Feesh's advise is solid. It should cure hard as a rock. If it didn't, your mix ratio was off. If it's water tight, just sand it as best you can and ride it. If not, or if you want to do it over, cut out the repair and try it again. I recommend mixing the entire contents (they usually give you the exact amount of each needed), and wasting what you don't use, or putting a dixie cup on a digital scale, taring the scale, then mixing the ratio by weight per the manufacturer's specifications.
    Last edited by LBCrew; Sep 12, 2011 at 08:37 PM.

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    so its been some days and i was checking on my board and went to feel if my rezy dried and i got curing fiberglass on my fingers, not a lot but 4 finger tips worth, bugging out and cant get it off.. did all the super glue remover tricks...beat any shapers out there have any expeirence getting rezy fiberglass off ther hands??????help

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