O34 Hull: Painted !

After several color layers of paint, both for the blue stripes and the pale gray hull color itself, four clear coats went on. Surface is sanded between coats. I believe that the 'grit' is 1500 or finer. That is followed by buffing with very very fine compoind. The shop has a huge-surface air filtering system to reduce dust, backed up be a large CFM fan.

This creates a very hard surface that, unlike the early-generation LPU paints, can and is normally buffed out. The resulting shine really...
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