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Re: Color (paint/stain ?)
In Response To: Re: Color (paint/stain ?) ()

On some of the kayaks I built, the 2" tape along the keel was not feathered smooth on the edges for more durability, and on others, the tape was feathered for a smoother, faster bottom. Then thickened and colored epoxy is applied over the tape. No paint goes over the keel strip. By the way, the black strip along the sheer line of my kayaks is just paint.

: I thought that maybe the black strip on your boat might've been a
: thickened coat of tinted epoxy.

: Do you feather the edges of the tape? I've seen many people add a
: keel strip to their FG boats but not make them fair.