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post #8 of Old 03-01-2002
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According to my latest catalogs, Baltoplate is still available only in gray. On my boat, it appears that the builder first applied Baltoplate, then covered it with a soft paint to go to the broker a few years later. What a mess, the suspected modified epoxy has come where flow characteristics are great and is thick where flow is less. Not hard to remove but what mess and SLOW. The Interlux site still shows Baltoplate formulated with molybdenum (as a slicking agent for burnishing) versus Teflon in VC Offshore. I think VC Offshore was formulated as an alternative to Baltoplate, which I have heard is banned for sale in California. Maybee someone can verify this.
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