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Old 01-16-2019, 09:45 AM
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76 Mako 23
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Originally Posted by OffshoreApparel.com View Post
Delivering a new Yellowfin this week and will be doing Pinnacle Black Diamond on it as soon as I get it. Did the same on the 34. Cost less than 150 bucks for 2 bottles and easy to apply. Prep on a new boat is cake. Wash with heavy duty citrus degreaser, dry, wipe with rubbing alcohol, spray on black diamond and wipe with an applicator. Apply 2-3 coats allowing time to cure in between

What I learned from the 1 go with it is Gelcoat is far more porous than paint so you need to apply more. Key is doing it inside or in the shade and wiping any excess after giving it a few seconds to dry.

Anyone paying 120 bucks a foot for a “pro” installer needs to have their head checked.

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That’s what I thought. I was quoted 125/foot and that that was down right ridiculous. Another guy was a little less but not by much.

The more I think about it the more I’m leaning towards finding a really good detail guy and make side the boat stays waxed every few months.
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