Prior to surface preparation of any kind, all bare fiberglass to be painted must be thoroughly
washed. 95 Fiberglass Dewaxer is a special blend of solvents, formulated specifically to cut
through and remove mold release, grease and previously applied wax from the gelcoat. Regardless
of the boat's age, the initial washing is imperative -- residual parting agents, utilized
by the manufacturer to "pop" the boat from the mold, may still be present, although not
Although the fiberglass will be slightly etched by the strong solvents in Fiberglass Dewaxer,
the surface must be sanded -- or a coat of Bottom Prep 6999 Sandless Primer applied -- before
Approximately 400 square feet per gallon, depending upon number of applications.
Do not use sparingly.
Liberally wash the surface to be painted with clean rags and Fiberglass
Dewaxer, changing the rags frequently (this prevents merely smearing the contaminants
Always perform this operation before sanding to avoid driving the wax further into the gelcoat
as well as gumming the sandpaper. After sanding, repeat the operation to remove sanding