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Old 22-02-2012, 05:11   #1
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Fiberglass prep for Armaflex

I've searched for a few days now but am still not happy with my findings so I thought I'd ask on here.

I've purchased the Armaflex, disassembled the interior and am ready to begin the insulation process.

The interior cabin top had a styrene type stiff foam on it attached with various adhesives ranging from construction adhesive to 5200 and everything in between. It allowed condensation to become a white powdery looking coating on some of the FG surfaces. Most of it cleans up with scrub brush, bleach and water after the various goops are scraped off.

My question is, will cleaning it with acetone and then applying the armaflex adhesive be sufficient? Or should I be considering painting the FG, and if so, with what? White bilge paint? Killz type paint? What about primer?

Or am I over thinking this?


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