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> I have been using plastic scrapers, but have been interested in using a
> metal scraper. The metal ones I have seen all have had very sharp edges,
> and I wondered if the sharp edge may catch the cloth and pull it or damage
> it. Did you have to take any special precautions when using the carbide
> Bobby No. The carbide blade tapers the edge of fiberglass cloth or tape perfectly. Let it set up green for a day, then scrape. I also used the 2 inch blade for scraping my whole boat between epoxy fill coats and prior to final sanding for varnishing. It took off dripped epoxy bumps, any runs, smoothed fillets, etc.
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