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  1. td9993's Avatar
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    Sep 6, 2008, 4:55 PM - Anyone work with glassfiber ? #1

    I recently got some gauntlets that are cast in fiberglass/glassfiber (whichever).
    Anyway, has anyone worked with these? I searched but couldn't find anything on here.
    Can you sand them as normal?
    What type of paint did you use?
    Anything would help, thanks!
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    Sep 6, 2008, 5:40 PM - Re: Anyone work with glassfiber ? #2

    Yes, you can sand them, but wear a dust mask.

    Use a good primer prior to paint and they will be fine
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    Sep 6, 2008, 5:45 PM - Re: Anyone work with glassfiber ? #3

    yeah, fiberglass is dangerous to breath in (tiny glass particles in your lungs!). a good mask though and you'll be fine. try to cover up as much of your skin as you can too, or you'll be itchy from all the tiny glass splinters.

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