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06-05-2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 14
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Posted By Chaps

You'll want a submersion rated paint on the...

You'll want a submersion rated paint on the bottom and wet hullsides, either traditional bottom paint or something like Interlux Performance epoxy. Normal topside paints (even the expensive ones)...
05-06-2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By Chaps

This will sound a little crazy but i know of what...

This will sound a little crazy but i know of what I speak. Find a local sandblasting company that uses ground up walnut shell for some of their blast stripping processes. I use walnut shell to...
05-06-2021, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Chaps

Once you got the metal clean in the worst areas...

Once you got the metal clean in the worst areas did it feel and look clean and feel smooth or is it now permanently stained and cruddy looking and feeling like you are dragging your hand across very...
04-16-2021, 07:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Chaps

The outboard motor manufacturers all equip their...

The outboard motor manufacturers all equip their new motors with aluminum anodes because they protect the motor better than zinc. Zinc is not reactive enough, it won't self-sacrifice on outboards...
04-15-2021, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Chaps

55321-87J00A Suzuki Aluminum Anode (5031705A)...

55321-87J00A Suzuki Aluminum Anode (5031705A) avail at boatzincs.com under outboards/suzuki/aluminum also used on zuke small hp as main anodes
04-14-2021, 01:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Chaps

Pettit 6627 Tie Coat Primer

Pettit 6627 Tie Coat Primer
04-09-2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,786
Posted By Chaps

That doesn't sound right . . . are you painting...

That doesn't sound right . . . are you painting over old bottom paint? VC needs to be applied over a hard, sound surface, thoroughly mixed in the right ratio with the hardener, etc. Sounds like you...
03-09-2021, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 258
Posted By Chaps

The lower submerged portion of the Yamaha bracket...

The lower submerged portion of the Yamaha bracket should be done in a non-cuprous oxide bottom paint (like Trilux but there are others). Are you sure the Parker offshore bracket is SS? They are...
03-09-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Chaps

Pettit 6627 Tie Coat primer

Pettit 6627 Tie Coat primer
03-08-2021, 08:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 330
Posted By Chaps

I do that kind of work in Seattle and I would...

I do that kind of work in Seattle and I would recommend a full strip of the existing antifoul because it is failing and what is left is not sound enough to overcoat. I wouldn't agree to paint that...
03-06-2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Chaps

polysiloxane coatings, good stuff . . . not sure...

polysiloxane coatings, good stuff . . . not sure about it being rated for extended submersion, got some info on that?
03-06-2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 226
Posted By Chaps

It likely needs to be sandblasted, zinc-rich...

It likely needs to be sandblasted, zinc-rich primered and top coated with a two pack urethane (if you want it done right). Search for a local sandblasting outfit that does turn-key equipment...
03-06-2021, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,347
Posted By Chaps

This is a '98 Stabicraft 16' undergoing a...

This is a '98 Stabicraft 16' undergoing a spruce-up at my shop. I don't think it's ugly...
03-05-2021, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By Chaps

Sorry, that's not what I said, the stripe stays...

Sorry, that's not what I said, the stripe stays with the chine. Good luck with it.
03-05-2021, 06:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By Chaps

I was saying you should re-do the factory (2"...

I was saying you should re-do the factory (2" wide) boot stripe that follows the chine (wasn't talking about the bottom paint line up forward that the blaster left you), then bottom paint the entire...
03-04-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Chaps

I've tested both of the paints I mentioned above...

I've tested both of the paints I mentioned above here in the Seattle area and they are equally effective at keeping off the kind of growth we have in our region. I'd probably give the edge to...
03-04-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Chaps

It can be applied to anything but it is...

It can be applied to anything but it is particularly well suited for aluminum boat parts like outdrives or outboard motor lower units and aluminum boat hulls because it won't cause corrosion on the...
03-04-2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By Chaps

Products like Alexseal and Awlgrip are not rated...

Products like Alexseal and Awlgrip are not rated for submerged applications, they will eventually blister, VC Performance epoxy is designed to live underwater and would be a safer choice. I'd ask...
03-04-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By Chaps

You just need a good quality non-cuprous oxide...

You just need a good quality non-cuprous oxide (metallic copper) bottom paint for outdrives. Pettit Vivid has always been good for that application. Seahawk has a new antifoul called ColorKote that...
02-19-2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Chaps

Epoxy establishes a far stronger bond with...

Epoxy establishes a far stronger bond with blasted aluminum than powdercoat. Ask someone who is constantly asked to remove it (like me!) I hate that crap.
02-19-2021, 09:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Chaps

Powder coat is way overrated, at least on...

Powder coat is way overrated, at least on aluminum in a marine environment.
02-19-2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By Chaps

It doesn't work

It doesn't work
02-19-2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 641
Posted By Chaps

Have it lightly sandblasted (to white metal) then...

Have it lightly sandblasted (to white metal) then jump right to your epoxy primer
01-24-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 548
Posted By Chaps

Vivid can be burnished but usually done by the...

Vivid can be burnished but usually done by the rag boaters looking for that extra 2/10ths of a knot. More importantly if it's applied properly (multiple thin coats) over a smooth, well prepped...
01-14-2021, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,281
Posted By Chaps

Just take it down on it's own bottom (ah . . ....

Just take it down on it's own bottom (ah . . . tubes I mean), won't have to worry about getting your trailer rusty.
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