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    Posted: 10 May 2012 at 9:59am
Originally posted by James Chew

Thanks for the replies. Sorry, I was unclear - it's the original gelcoat and has never been painted.
I had a conversation with someone about this yesterday and he said that the gelcoat should never be painted, and that I would wipe half the value off the boat if I did. Is this correct?
 
 

Only paint if absolutely necessary, hire/borrow/buy a professional polishing machine or pay someone to do it, you will be amazed at how good an old boat can come up with a good cut and polish.

George Isted
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