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Re: Filler recommendations please
« on: November 28, 2011, 10:52:09 PM »

Hi All
I built a plank on frame tug kit from a well know manufacturer using matrials supplied ,the ply wood needs filling on the surface (not just the joints) can anyone recommend a filler that can be used indoors and is easy to sand.
many thanks in advance
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Re: Filler recommendations please
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2011, 11:01:06 PM »

Ronseal woodfiller is good. http://www.ronseal.co.uk/products/high-performance-wood-filler

It sands more easily than car bodyfiller and takes a good surface. It's OK for filling in grain.

There are alternative methods though, as people will no doubt recommend!

Colin
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Re: Filler recommendations please
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2011, 11:06:02 PM »

I'm with Colin on this. The Ronseal two part filler is very similar to P38 but sands easier. :-))
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Re: Filler recommendations please
« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2011, 11:32:46 AM »

As you're working indoors you may want to give this epoxy filler a try, as epoxy based fillers give off far less of a pong than polyester based products.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Low-Density-Marine-Epoxy-Filler-Easy-sand-300gram-/180748956461?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_BoatEquipment_Accessories_SM&hash=item2a157a332d

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Re: Filler recommendations please
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2011, 10:49:04 PM »

Hi Colin,Dickyd and subculture
thanks for your recommendations I will pop to B&Q to get the ronseal and give that a go , I might try and post a before and after pic over the weekend
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Re: Filler recommendations please
« Reply #5 on: November 30, 2011, 11:03:02 PM »

just found the ronseal at screwfix 1/2 price , ( screwfix it is then )
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Re: Filler recommendations please
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2011, 04:40:35 PM »

 Scewfix and B&Q are the same firm, Screwfix tend to be cheaper, Nemesis
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