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Bottom Paint for Puget Sound
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posted 12-14-2005 12:45 AM ET (US)
Though it pains me to even think about it, I realize that I need to bottom paint the new Conquest I am contemplating purchasing. (if I purchase it of course)
It will be moored in Puget Sound saltwater. Any recommendations on specific paint for this boat in this region? Thanks, jerry
posted 12-14-2005 11:44 AM ET (US)
90% of the Puget Sound boats we paint are done with Pettit Unepoxy, black being the #1 color.
posted 12-14-2005 11:56 AM ET (US)
I have a couple of gallons of Proline bottom paint in my garage that I will not be using, color is blue I think. One gallon is probably enough for your boat. It is yours if you want it.
posted 12-14-2005 03:31 PM ET (US)
I am using Interlux Micron CSC as my boat spends much of its time on a storage rack out of the water. It works nicely when in the water as well. After mooring the boat in the water for six weeks in the San Juans I had a scum line and not much else.
posted 12-15-2005 12:52 AM ET (US)
Thanks for the tips. I am also going to check with Eric as you suggested Dick. I had one other tip on interlux micron extra.
I've always had a boat on davits. I never knew there were so many alternatives. Just wish I didn't have to do it. Thanks again, jerry
posted 12-20-2005 11:03 PM ET (US)
I too moor my boat on Puget Sound. I have had excellent luck with Interlux Micron CSC. I choose the shark white color as I find it less offensive then the black and blue color. I have gotten two years out of my bottom pain and will need to touch-up this spring.
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