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Old 11-03-2013, 10:14 AM   #1
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Default Drift boat oars, fiberglass?

I have some older oars that we get slivers on the arms from leaning over them, should I add resin to them to reseal them.

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Old 11-03-2013, 05:27 PM   #2
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Default Re: Drift boat oars, fiberglass?

I'd take some 400 grit and sand the slivers off first, but a coat of resin should work for re sealing
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thanks that is what I was thinking about doing
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:48 AM   #4
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Default Re: Drift boat oars, fiberglass?

To re-finish oars that are splintering it might take coarse sandpaper #100 grit or even #80 to get down to the splinters. Then work your way up, #220, is usually smooth enough to take finish well and feel good. A couple light coats of spar varnish and you're back in business.
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