View Full Version : Fiberglass question

03-31-2006, 01:23 PM
When I went to go pick up some resin for my first shot at a fiberglass box there was a premixed shorthair/resin tub available.

Is that any good, or should I stick to the longer stuff?

03-31-2006, 01:28 PM
Not sure what you mean. Was it the resin jelly ? I would stick with just plain jane liquid polyester resin. :)

03-31-2006, 01:34 PM
i think that was a type of bodyfiller called "kittyhair" or "tigerhair". its not what you are looking for.

just get a pint\gallon of fiberglass epoxy or polyester resin.

03-31-2006, 01:42 PM
Ditto on the kittyhair

but it may be Milled fibers


03-31-2006, 01:46 PM
Yeah, it was the resin, with the hair already mixed in. You just mixed in the hardener and layed it down.

I think this is it... http://www.bondo-online.com/catalog_item.asp?itemNbr=208

So I should stick with the longhair mat and resin.

03-31-2006, 01:49 PM
Just run to Home Depot pic up some resin for like 30 bucks

Walmart 12sq mat for like 5 bucks or so (its like 1.5oz)

and Evercoat Rage gold for filler.. 24-33ish...


03-31-2006, 02:00 PM

I won't need the filler right? I'm only glassing the box to the floor as it is an odd shape. The top will be wood. Glass not visible in this install.

03-31-2006, 03:09 PM
yeah dont get the filler if you cant see the end product.