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Old    Clayton191 (clayton191)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-21-2007, 1:27 PM Reply   
Ladies and Gentlemen, the box has turned out awesome - but Memorial Day is coming and I only have till thursday to finish peicing together this install. I am thinking that I am going to just epoxy resin the box so it is waterproof for the weekend - What other options do I have so that it "looks good" and is ready for weekend with the idea that I might want to put a fiberglass layer around it for anesthetics.

Bare wood + water + my clumbsy girlfriend could be bad times!
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       05-21-2007, 3:31 PM Reply   
Just waterproof it with epoxy resin and you are good to go. The fiberglass will add strength but not make it more waterproof. You can always glass over the resin later.
Old    Matt Anderson (xaggie)      Join Date: Nov 2002       05-21-2007, 3:37 PM Reply   
Resin covered in carpet is what I ended up with, and I'm very happy.
Old    Clayton191 (clayton191)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-21-2007, 3:50 PM Reply   
Do you resin the inside as well (vented box)?
Old    Mikeski (mikeski)      Join Date: Aug 2003       05-22-2007, 4:49 PM Reply   
I did not resin the inside of my vented box. But keep in mine sub boxes only live about 2 years before I change them to something else in my boat (always trying something new).
Old    Gus Reisner (goose_sound_box_marine)      Join Date: May 2007       05-22-2007, 5:13 PM Reply   
If the box is ported I would resin inside and out, it will keep it from molding on the inside . Also The more resin the better the box will sound. It seals it up better and it makes it alot stronger and less flex.
Old    Tony Bates (avbates)      Join Date: Jul 2002       05-23-2007, 9:15 AM Reply   
Herculiner or equivalent pick up truck bed liner if all you are looking for is a good, hard wearing, waterproof coating. It's a great vibration damper as well so coat both the inside and outside.
Be aware though, it will not add structural strength
Old    Clayton191 (clayton191)      Join Date: Apr 2006       05-23-2007, 1:14 PM Reply   
Its official, I am high from resin fumes.

(Message edited by clayton191 on May 23, 2007)


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