1/8" Luan and PMF

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1/8" Luan and PMF

Postby Alan_H » Sat May 21, 2016 4:01 pm

When using Luan as exterior plywood under PMF, would most of you just use exterior water-proofing primer under the PMF with a good exterior paint?

Or would you use "The Mix" first, then primer?

Also has this idea been proven, or should I go with Marine plywood instead?
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Re: 1/8" Luan and PMF

Postby greygoos » Sun May 22, 2016 10:21 am

viewtopic.php?f=50&t=45718. I havent done it myself but this build has the best canvas covered tear I have seen, I am sure there are others out there. They seem to be pretty good in responding to questions also. Maybe give it a try.
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Re: 1/8" Luan and PMF

Postby Socal Tom » Sun May 22, 2016 9:46 pm

I covered my luan with a polyester cloth. What worked best for me was just spreading the paint kind of thick, then putting down the cloth. It water gets under the 4 layers of paint, and the cloth I don't think a coat of primer will make a. Difference.
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