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post #5 of Old 05-25-2007
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First I scrape off the large growth with a scraper being careful not to dig into the prop. Then, I use emery cloth, which is basically sandpaper but instead of the sand being on paper it is on cloth. I start with 150 grit and then move up to 220 grit. I have a bronze prop and it brings back the shine. I then spray multiple layers of clear antifouling paint on it.

My boat comes out every winter and although its only in the water for a six month season, I still get some barnicle growth every year.

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