SEMI Flexible Fairing compound ?

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I think anything that you'd put over the flexing fairing compound would then crack and flake off. Maybe rhinolining or some such material would suffice?

Years ago down at the WorkBoat Expo in New Orleans I visited the SPI booth and they had a coating, akin to rhinolining, only this was a high gloss smooth coating. Can't remember what they called it (although the saleswoman's name was Judy and was 5'9" with blonde hair and favored bourbon to rum) but after looking at their website quickly I think it has morphed into SP Liquid Membrane

Superior Products International, Inc.

No idea what you're trying to cover that may or may-not flex, just an idea.
 

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I think anything that you'd put over the flexing fairing compound would then crack and flake off. Maybe rhinolining or some such material would suffice?

Years ago down at the WorkBoat Expo in New Orleans I visited the SPI booth and they had a coating, akin to rhinolining, only this was a high gloss smooth coating. Can't remember what they called it (although the saleswoman's name was Judy and was 5'9" with blonde hair and favored bourbon to rum) but after looking at their website quickly I think it has morphed into SP Liquid Membrane

Superior Products International, Inc.

No idea what you're trying to cover that may or may-not flex, just an idea.

intersting looking product, i'm sure not as good looking as the sales rep. Back in my body days, we used to add flex agents into the single stage paints to allow for the minimal flex on the urethane bumpers and cheap replacment tins. I was just looking over a data sheet from du-pont regarding one of their products. I was going to try and mixup a batch and see what happens when i stumbled on flex agents for resins and gelcoats. NOt sure how well they work but worth a shot. Basically its for a 6 foot by 4 floor panel. it flex about 1/4-3/8 of an inch when in the middle of the span. most fillers i am familiar with will crack at that point.
 
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