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Old 06-26-2013
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Re: Baby Barnacles

I launched in early April after having painted the bottom with two coats of a premium copper ablative. The bottom has not been cleaned since. Normally after 2 1/2 months I would expect to see slime and little to no hard growth, but I went swimming while at anchor this weekend and was alarmed at how much hard growth was forming on especially on the aft quarters and on top of the rudder.
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