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Repainting outboard bracket

Old 10-04-2019, 05:10 PM
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Need to refinish the outboard bracket on the boat (12 years old). It's starting loosen up and bubble up in spots.
What do I do to prep it and what kind of paint?
Old 10-06-2019, 06:01 AM
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I bought an unpainted bracket from d&d marine & a guy at my job that's also paints on the side put an epoxy primer & then 2 coats of what he called comerccial epoxy paint is holding up good so far. was not awl grip or emron. but I think DuPont made it
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If the paint is failing to the point that you think 100% removal is the answer - the important thing is what you do afterwards. Once the paint is off I would give it a good scrubbing with simple green or the like, give the while thing a once over with 220 on an orbital and then another bath. Prime with an etch primer and follow the directions on the can - is normally a minimum of 12 hours before you can topcoat. And speaking of topcoats a single stage urethane is avery good answer - easy to apply, durable and affordable.

Good luck

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