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Re: Bottom Painting and color question

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Originally Posted by blt2ski View Post

This is me out of the water. If you can somehow transpose the bottom color per say to your boat, if it helps, go for it. I've used WM's PCA Gold. Petit vivid has a few really bright colors. That is a harder ablative that you can burnish. But will not ablate as fast either. The pcp for my anyhow, is softer, may not last as long per say, but with my typical speeds in the 4-6 knot range it will ablate faster. I had Micron on it before, it held the grunge a bit longer once moving.

As far as paint types and brands, all work, all are a crap shoot per say too, in that what works for me along with how I sail vs you can be opposite sides of the spectrum.

Marty
I agree with Marty. Same resons for switching over to the Ultima 60 in terms of speed of abalation. e aalso noticed an improvement on the Micron Exrtra which i had been happy with. Going on our third season with it. This year is when I expect to see some weakening.

Dave


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