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Old 02-03-2017, 06:08 PM   #1
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Default Repairing chip in mold gelcoat

What do you guys use to repair small chips or scratches in the gel coat of your composites mold?

I just pulled the plug from a particularly challenging mold and it came out great.... mostly... but there is one or two small sections where I chipped the gel coat with the tool I used to crowbar the plug from the mold.

Part of me thinks I should use more gelcoat but, I've never had an easy time sanding down gelcoat additions to the point where they don't show up in the finished cf part.

I could use Bondo and I know it will be quick and easy to sand smooth but then it won't be as strong.

Are there any other products I should consider?

Any help would be greatly appreciated because I really don't want to start this mold from scratch...
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