How to restore finish and colour to an ABS thermoformed plastic kayak

How to restore finish and colour to an ABS thermoformed plastic kayak

It is relatively simple to restore the finish to an ABS thermoformed kayak with the right acrylic lacquer spraypaint and a few simple tools/ materials needed.  Download the following article for step by step instructions on how to restore the surface of your kayak to make it look almost new again.  


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