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post #7 of Old 09-01-2009
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Originally Posted by SiXeVeN View Post
Yes, that much I can be sure of. It is that rattle can stuff from West Marine that says ZINC CHROMATE in huge letters across the can. It bonds like superglue to the aluminum but I can't get paint to stick to it???


I was looking at that interlux system. I was hoping to not have to go that direction as I only have a few small things to paint and I would have to pick up nearly 3 quarts of material between all three steps.

BTW, Are you able to brush on the Primewash?
When I painted my mast and boom, I went with the interlux products and followed the directions to a T. I also sprayed mine. They came out perfect, but brushing may not look as good.

I had a few small items that needed to be refinished. I took them to a powder coat shop. They look great and have a very tough finish.

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