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post #18 of Old 06-26-2013
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Re: Baby Barnacles

Originally Posted by 4arch View Post
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.
Ditto that for me. I painted the boat in April and noticed an alarming number of barnacles yesterday. Thanks, Obama!

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