TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits Gallon B
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TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits

TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits include everything you need to tackle epoxy repairs and fiberglass projects. This complete project-ready epoxy kit includes: TotalBoat 5:1 epoxy resin; your choice of either fast or slow TotalBoat hardener; a set of metered mixing pumps, 2 stir sticks, 2 mixing pails, and a pair of latex gloves.

Pumps are color coded to match the resin or hardener cap for convenience. Mix one full pump of hardener to every one full pump of resin. Our calibrated 5:1 pumps ensure a perfect 5:1 mix ratio every time.

System sizes: Group Size A = Quart Kit; Group Size B = Gallon Kit

Note: Don't need the pumps, gloves, stir sticks, or mixing cups? Gallon size kits are also available with just resin & hardener included. This 'no frills' version makes sense if you already have TotalBoat pumps and simply need more epoxy.

 
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Tip: Wash cured epoxy with soap and water to remove any amine blush prior to overcoating or painting.
HANDLING PROPERTIES   Fast Kit   Slow Kit  
Mix Ratio by Weight  100 Resin : 18 Hardener  100 Resin : 17 Hardener 
Mix Ratio by Volume  5 Resin : 1 Hardener  5 Resin : 1 Hardener 
Resin Viscosity at 77 F, cP  1,000  1,000 
Hardener Viscosity at 77 F, cP  1,850  225 
Mixed Viscosity at 77 F, cP  1,200  450 
Gel Time at 77 F, 150g, minutes  13  23 
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES      
Color  Amber   Amber 
Tensile Strength, psi  8,400  9,200 
Tensile Modulus, psi  422,000  466,000 
Tensile Elongation, %  3.1  4.1 
Compressive Strength, psi  14,400  13,800 
Flexural Modulus, psi  486,000  463,000 
Heat Deflection Temperature, F  142  132 
Izod Impact, Notched, ft-lb/in  1.32  1.14 
Shrinkage, in/in  <0.003  <0.003 
Hardness, Shore D  85  86 
BRAND: TotalBoat
Material: Epoxy
Number Of Parts: Two Part
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TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits
 
4.5

(based on 51 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (1)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (41)
  • Protects well (17)
  • Weather proof (16)
  • Visually pleasing (13)

Cons

  • Messy (4)

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (20)
  • Wood trim (13)
  • Indoor (9)
  • Quick fix (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (23), Casual/ recreational (16), Professional (8), Beginner (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (49)

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Total Boat Epoxy

I use Total Boat epoxy for bonding wood and filler during the restoration of a Harkers Island Net Boat. First time using this product but have had no problems and it performs as well...Read complete review

I use Total Boat epoxy for bonding wood and filler during the restoration of a Harkers Island Net Boat. First time using this product but have had no problems and it performs as well as any of the more expensive epoxies on the market.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

unpredictable

I bought Total Boat to do a range of boatbuilding and repairs, as well as general woodworking. I expect to give it a thorough tryout.
So far, I have only used...Read complete review

I bought Total Boat to do a range of boatbuilding and repairs, as well as general woodworking. I expect to give it a thorough tryout.
So far, I have only used it to laminate stems for a small canoe. The first one didn't set at all, my mistake. I didn't get a full pump on the slow hardener, so I did a different mix with the fast hardener, and re-applied and re-assembled. It turned out OK. The second stem came off the mold strong and solid after an overnight set. The third one just de-laminated at the bend, most likely the white oak is so porous that it sucked up all the epoxy. No. 4 is still on the mold, and after 8 hours the epoxy is tacky, slow hardener at 80º F.
I checked the pump output, it's 25ml resin. 5ml hardener. Open time, so far, is much longer than expected. Total Boat sets clear, and is quite strong, just takes a long time to get there. Would more hardener accelerate the reaction? Does anybody know?
At this point, I am not as impressed as I would like to be. And, I would be hesitant to recommend Total Boat to a friend. Still, there's a learning curve with everything. I'm willing to keep trying. Since this is a new product, and Jamestown is pushing it, we could use more customer support.

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5.0

Excellent Product with the slow hardener

By Chris

from Sartell, MN

Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

I have used the product to repair ribs and deck damage on a Y class scow. It is easy to work with. I have thickened it as needed with good result. Beads and chopped glass work well in it. The slow hardener is great. I take my time and get a great deal done with each mixing.

 
5.0

Satisfied

By fractionfloater

from Dubuque, IA

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Indoor
    • Outdoor

    Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

    For the last 7 years, West Systems has been my epoxy of choice on two sailboat projects. This year, economics drove me to look for something that would prove lighter on the pocket book and I chose Total Boat Epoxy From Jamestown Distributors: also, I ordered the fast hardener which I prefer in most conditions.
    After using Total Boat this year, I am switching to it permanently. Unless an even better deal would present itself in the future.
    Epoxy and fiberglass work is something I've just learned in the last seven years. Unpredictable flash/hardening times and differing final tensile strengths was something I lived with, presuming my learning curve was the problem.
    This year since I have received and started using the Total Boat System I feel like this product has "professionalized" me. The product is very predictable. In 80 and 90 degree weather (almost all of our hot summer) it has proven to me that it is a consistent product, something I did not have before.
    My choice of thickeners has been colloidal silica and chopped strand fiberglass. Total Boat epoxy is the best I have used with these items combined.
    Very accommodating.
    Obey the label instructions and you will be satisfied with the results.

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    5.0

    More then one purpose

    By DoctorWoo

    from Montana

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Error Proof
    • Visually Pleasing

    Cons

    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Indoor
    • Props
    • Quick Fix
    • Wood Trim

    Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

    Although this product is clearly indented for boat building and repair, this is an all around great multi-use product. I bought this for use with my prop making (as it requires a paper frame to be re-enforced with a fiberglass frame). I first started out using polyurethane resin, and as such, was limited on having to work only outside and in good weather. Due to the low VOC this has compared to polyurethane, I can use it instead with a box fan, regardless of what the weather is doing or the time of day.

    The pump system is amazing, as it allows me to quickly mix a small or large batch as needed with no lose of product due to the pot time. The pot time itself is great, as you can choose between a 10-30 minute out pot life depending on the part B you choose.

    The only issue I have is that it is a tad more messy then other people make it out to be. This is probably user error more so then anything else, but non the less, it is a factor.

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    5.0

    Great Epoxy!!!

    By Eric

    from Simsbury, CT

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoor
      • Outdoor
      • Quick Fix
      • Wood Trim

      Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

      I used it prior to painting my boat. It did a great job hardending up some soft areas and smoothing our blemishes on the wood.

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      • No
       
      4.0

      Works Well

      By Capt Mike J

      from Los Angeles, CA

      About Me Professional

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Price

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

          This stuff works. It dries hard with the slow hardener in 24 hours, sanding without goo in 48 hours. A tiny little bit of blush that washes off with water. The introductory retail price was better than my Port Supply price on West System but now it's a wash so I haven't purchased recently.

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          • No
           
          4.0

          Good as West System

          By Cowboy Captain

          from WASHINGTON, NC

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer
          Lieutenant

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Mixes Well
          • Visually Pleasing

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Anywhere

            Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

            Works as well or better than West System and you save some money. Mixes easily and blends well with both fumed silica/cabasil as well as microballons. Wets out cloths well and handles well in resisting sags and runs. Cures evenly and sands good also. Really like the plastic containers and the pumps, wouldn't mind being able to get a better price without the accessories when your ordering more, but still a great deal. Will definitely be switching over to total Boat brand and saving money.

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            • No
             
            4.0

            Total Boat Epoxy kit

            By Eric

            from Fairhaven, MA

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Cures Well
            • Easy to Use
            • Mixes Well
            • Sands well
            • Visually Pleasing

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • In Place Of West System

              Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

              I just purchased the total boat epoxy kit and used it to fill holes in the deck of a bristol 40 I am restoring. Works great and I will be using it for other fiberglass hull and deck repairs as well as tabbing in new bulkheads.

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              • No
               
              5.0

              TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy

              By ANDREW

              from ATWATER, CA

              About Me Beginner

              Verified Buyer
              Ensign

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Protects Well
              • Visually Pleasing

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

                  I used this as bottom paint for my sailboat,as I added a different pigment for each coat (white, gray, and then black). Came out well, but I recommend that any beginner view some applicable videos. My boat is large and could not be turned upside down. I was surprised by how thin each coat needed to be to avoid running. When properly applied (took awhile), it makes a very nice, smooth finish. I am looking forward to it lasting a long time.

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                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Great Product!

                  By RYANL

                  from POINT PLEASANT, NJ

                  About Me Professional

                  Verified Buyer
                  Ensign

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

                      Just as good as the big name epoxy product at a fraction of the price.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No
                       
                      4.0

                      5:1Total Boat Epoxy Kit

                      By MJL

                      from Edwards, CO

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Weather Proof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor

                        Comments about TotalBoat 5:1 Epoxy Kits:

                        The pump system makes mixing virtually foolproof, I used the product with quadraxial mat to repair my beat up 1990 Mastercraft fiberglass trailer fenders. It cured as expected with the slow hardener. The end result is strong and solid and should give me another ten years of service. I ordered the kit which was a decent value but could have included a scraper which I ended up buying when I was unable to locate my old one. I mixed the product outside with a mask on, that being said the fumes were tolerable during the curing when I moved the fender into the garage.

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