|5 PVA coats|
The next step before lay up is to create indexing pins that will align the tool halves together so the seam can be minimized. I do this by using a 1/2" drill and cutting only the beveled tip.
Time to shoot Gel coat. I am using a Gel Coat applicator gun. This is a special gun with a disposable paper cup. It was well worth the money. There really is no other way to apply this thick gel coat resin.
|Shooting Gel Coat|
|Final Gel Coat layer|
|Final Lay up|
|bolt hole drilled and edge trimmed|