: I am thinking of taking a Mitchell Horizon GP (85") and getting rid of
: that varnish type coating. I am wondering if it would be possible to sand
: that off and do an epoxy finish with some sort of black pigment. Anyone
: ever do something like this? I don't want to ruin a good paddle but don't
: like the finish. Thanks.
Epoxy painted on would add weight and might be slick in your hands. I would only epoxy the tips with a slight wrap of cloth for strength.
Why not sand off the existing finish and try a pine tar blend which will darken with added coats. Just a thought....the recipe is easy and given out by Hamilton Marine.
Only downside I could see is there will be a little smell transfer until it dries and ages.
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