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Old 5th February 2013, 04:31 PM   #11
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If you do decide to fiberglass, you can get the epoxy in bulk from boating supply depots chepaer than most places. I used to buy it in 8-gallon sets, 4 1-gallon cans to a box, one box of resin and 1 box of hardner. Works great as a hard paint without the glass matting too; if you wanted you could just probably just reinforce the edges and corners.

I used to use Klenk's tub and tile epoxy for small jobs, but I think they may have gone out of business. The convenience was the small cans of thinner (mostly toluene) and small cans of paint at the local store. It was very self-levelling and looked great if sprayed (but if it hardens in your gun you'd might as well throw it out, so always spray alcohol thru the gun as soon as you stop spraying epoxy).
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Old 6th February 2013, 02:16 AM   #12
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my next cabinets i think i am going to glass, no mat. then spray them. i recently sprayed 2 of my CBE cabinets with Rust-Oleum truck bed coating. i've used it in the past with good results.

Finished 2 of my CBE-18s today.
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Old 6th February 2013, 02:38 AM   #13
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Idk if fiberglass would stand up to constant outdoor use. And moving
Fiberglass is a medium for epoxy. In combination, they are used in most marine applications - sail, power, extreme power - over wood where they, obviously, stand up to constant outdoor use and moving (sometimes very fast). Check Epoxy by the Leading Epoxy Manufacturer | WEST SYSTEM Epoxy
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Old 13th July 2013, 04:01 AM   #14
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I've sprayed fiberglass resin through a cheap paint gun and it looks good and is very durable, you can also mix it with paint (guitar makers do that) for a more durable paint.

Now that I am older every thing I build gets latex black paint and once a year I'll touch it up. Its PA gear, everyone I mix for just wants great sound, they could care less about the looks.
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