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      06-04-2012, 11:13 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by m3anAPPLE View Post
Thanks for the very nice write up and nice pics to go with it. May I ask how much time did you wait between each task as I am not very experienced with working with fiberglass and bondo etc.. Also do you recommend any best temperature to work in for best drying, fastest drying etc? Thanks
Well, I don't know if there is an optimal temperature to work with fiberglass. I assume the warmer it is outside the faster it dries.

Fiberglass hardens faster when you put in more catalyst, but you don't want to put in too much it gets hot! I'd say about an hour between coats of fiberglass should be enough if it's warm outside. It may still be a little tacky but that's ok. The Bondo is about the same.

My advice is to use patience and try some tests first. Working with fiberglass is messy and permanent so take it slow. Wear gloves, a long sleeve shirt, and shoes. Cover anything you don't want ruined.