Colored Gelcoats, colored gelcoat
 
  • Colored Gelcoats, colored gelcoat

Colored Air Dry Gelcoats

Colored Gel Coats dry to a hard sand-able finish. No wax paper, or special tools needed since it contains wax and dries with exposure to air. Includes MEKP hardener.

Available in a variety of colors that are designed to match the basic Awlgrip colors. A rough approximation is shown in the dropdown menu when you select a particular part#. Color cards are available upon request.

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Mixing Instructions:
The gelcoat you are buying is an Isophthalic, NPG gelcoat with wax additive for an air dry post applied application. Mixing instruction depends on the temperature and preferable dry times. The higher percentage of catalyst the faster it will dry. Air and surface temperature will also affect the drying of the gelcoat. The colder the air temperature, the higher the percentage of catalyst you should use. Do not go below 1/2% or above 2%.

Catalyst Guidline

    Catalyst Percentage
  • 1/2% - (79-85 F)
    Quart: 4-6 cc, Gallon: 23-26 cc, 5 Gallon: 110-130 cc
  • 1% - (72-78 F)
    Quart: 8-12 cc, Gallon: 42-47 cc, 5 Gallon: 220-230 cc
  • 1 1/4% - (66-71 F)
    Quart: 11-14 cc, Gallon: 55-60 cc, 5 Gallon: 275-285 cc
  • 1 1/2% - (61-65 F)
    Quart: 13-16 cc, Gallon: 65-70 cc, 5 Gallon: 335-345 cc
  • 2% - (55-60 F)
    Quart: 17-21 cc, Gallon: 86-94 cc, 5 Gallon: 450-460 cc
Tips
  • 1 mL = 1 cc
  • If using wood mixing stick, place stick in resin before adding catalyst so wood doesn't absorb catalyst
  • Number Of Parts: Two Part
    Type: Gelcoats
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    Jamestown DistributorsColored Air Dry Gelcoats
     
    4.4

    (based on 12 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to use (8)
    • Protects well (6)
    • Visually pleasing (6)
    • Weather proof (4)

    Cons

    • Messy (4)

    Best Uses

    • Outdoors (5)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Beginner (4), Advanced (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (5)

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    4.0

    worked as advertised

    By mike

    from colorado

    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

    worked, covered well and color was close

     
    5.0

    Oyster White Gelcoat

    By Pete

    from Clermont, FL

    About Me Beginner

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Protects Well
    • Visually Pleasing
    • Weather Proof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor

      Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

      I purchased this product to re-glass a fishbox lid for a 2003 Wellcraft 210 Fisherman.

      The color perfectly matched the interior gelcoat of the boat.

      The product was easy to use and I am very happy with the project!

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      • No
       
      5.0

      Easy to use, excellent results

      By maxiscooterboy1

      from Dunnellon, Florida

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Visually Pleasing

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

          Excellent product, super price, really fast shipping, buy with confidence.

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          • No
           
          5.0

          Great Product

          By smitty '74 Chris Craft Catalina 251

          from Appleton WI

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Protects Well
          • Visually Pleasing
          • Weather Proof

          Cons

          • Messy

          Best Uses

            Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

            This product is excellent to work with because it is very forgiving. I mixed this with 8 oz of gel with 1/2 oz of styrene and 1 teaspoon of hardener and it was the perfect recipie for spraying. I used an HVLP spray gun with 1.4 mm tip and it came out absolutley perfect. It does take at least three coats for non transparency but it looks excellent. The only downfall I have for this is that it came in a gallon pail not the jug that you see on the picture and that made for some very messy mixing as you can just pour it without getting it all over. sand between coats with 220on firstcoat, 400 on sec, and 600+ on third. buffed with finess II and waxed with colnite 885 perfect finish.

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            4.0

            I would use this product again

            By stick shooter

            from Leeper, PA

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

            • Messy

            Best Uses

            • Outdoor

            Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

            I used this product to cover a repair area on my boat approximately 10 square feet. I used foam brushes on the keel and sprayed on the sides of the hull. The sprayed sections required a lot less sanding but the prep time and clean up was more time consuming. If you follow what is recommended on the videos and instructional section of JD website you'll have a nice finished product.

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            4.0

            Good to use

            By Fishmastercharters

            from Woodbine, Ga.

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use
            • Protects Well

            Cons

            • Messy

            Best Uses

            • Indoor
            • Outdoor

            Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

            I used the flag blue to put strips on my boat. The product does not cover up white very will. I had to buy twice what I needed. I mixed 1/2 quart at a time using 1/2 the hardener they gave me and 1/2 from [@] with a pint of acitone to thin it enough to spray out of my gun.I had to put that much hardener due to I was prefoming this in Feb. All in all it worked great.

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good performer

            By One tired dad

            from Central Connecticut

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Worked well

            Cons

            • Gallons are short filled

            Best Uses

              Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

              Good quality Gelcoat. The 'cream' color matched well from gallon to gallon. The set up was predictable and worked well. At mid 70s temperature it was hardish to the touch in 30-40 mins and I wet sanded the next day. I used a sprayable body filler HVLP gun with a 1.5mm tip. The gun holds 16 oz which matched what I could spray before the gelling started. I would just flush the gun with some acetone and wipe it out between batches. I mixed the entire gallon for a few mins with a bent rod in a cordless drill. For each 16 oz batch of gelcoat I mixed in 1.5 oz styrene and 1 oz acetone then mixed for a min. I added in 10-11cc of MEKP depending on the temp and mixed for a solid min. I sprayed about 1 gallon white and 2 gallons of the cream and it worked well. No issues spraying over west system epoxy, filled or unfilled or polyester filler. A few holes were filled by the previous owner with Marine tex and this reacted with the gelcoat preventing it from hardening. A 17 foot bare Boston Whaler Montauk took a gallon of white for the ouside hull and center console. The inside took almost 2 gallons. I used 400 grit wet sandpaper to knock down the orange peel then 600 then the 3m imperial rubbing compound then wax. It only took a few hours for the hull, mirror finish, and about 4 hours for the interior, shiny finish. The gallon cans are filled with about 3 quarts so plan for this.
              I sprayed in my back woods because the styrene and acetone stinks to high heaven and it is partly shady.

               
              5.0

              As good as any as I have ever used

              By 30 year itch

              from Staley, N.C.

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Visually Pleasing

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

                  Good consistency, pigment, and gel time.
                  I have been working with gel coat for over 30 years. This product is as good as any I have ever used.

                   
                  4.0

                  Air Dry Gel Coat.

                  By John S.

                  from Rochester N.Y.

                  About Me Beginner

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Protects Well
                  • Visually Pleasing
                  • Weather Proof

                  Cons

                  • Messy
                  • Poor mixing inst

                  Best Uses

                  • Fiberglass

                  Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

                  I Gelcoated a whole (17 ft)boat and interior. Worked well. Could use some better instructions though. Would be nice if product was available with out wax.

                   
                  4.0

                  Nice finish! Tricky to measure.

                  By Boatman J

                  from Huntsville, AL

                  About Me Beginner

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Protects Well
                  • Visually Pleasing

                  Cons

                  • Difficult to Use

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor
                  • Quick Fix

                  Comments about Jamestown Distributors Colored Air Dry Gelcoats:

                  This colored gelcoat gives a nice-looking, durable finish with a consistent color throughout. It is tricky to get the hardener proportions right, though - and no instructions are printed on the packaging. Note that I received mine in cans, not plastic bottles as shown on the website. This makes pouring the resin a bit trickier. Overall, a good product and a nice way to get a consistent color throughout the resin.

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