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post #1 of 7 Old 01-30-2014, 07:45 PM - Thread Starter
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I just finished building my 22 foot shuffleboard and used an epoxy resin on top. Does anyone have tips for how to prep the table once the epoxy has cured? I coated it with sunglo silicone spray and Sunglo speed 1 powder. The pucks push all the sand out of the way every once in a while and go about 5 feet. I will do a writeup on the build with pictures when I'm not on my phone.

Any thoughts on what could cause or fix this?
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Use a shuffleboard cleaner/polish first. Then put a coat of auto carnauba wax on and buff. Then spray your silicone in a fanning motion about 18 inches from the surface( just let the silicone just fall down) then put your powder down the same way
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Thanks for the advice. I'll give it a shot and let you know what happens.
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Forgot to mention I use triple crown brand products. There are tons of brands to use but these are my preference
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I have tried just about everything and I am still having the same problem. Do you think this could have something to do with the pucks? I bought sunglo pucks and after looking at the bottom they only appear to be wearing or scratched on the edges.
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It may be your pucks, some pucks are flatter than others and they may be not riding on the true bottom, but I doubt it are they big scratches or just wear type scratching. If you did the epoxy it should be a nice smooth surface, maybe try a different silicone and powder, maybe you got a bad batch, you got any pics of your build yet?
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I know this is an old thread but I had a similar problem after waxing and spraying on the silicone. I found the reason to be too much silicone spray which the powder would absorb. Try wiping off some of the spray and / or letting it dry more. I figured out the problem when I swept the powder off and noticed it was clumping together. You should have a really light coat of silicone spray on it.
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