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Old 10-05-2005
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Deck refinish

I guess I would ask what is the deck covered with now. Not everything goes with everything else.

In the end the treatment is nothing comapared to removing all the deck hardware and preparing the surface then after it''s done rebedding all the hardware. That is the real hard part of the job and really does not change no matter what you use.

The PO of my boat used a one part paint and it lasted almost 4 years. Awlgrip will last a lot longer and can be made nonskid just fine. All painted on products require detailled preparation and Teadmaster is no different. It is laid with epoxy so is not just a simple job. I think Sue and Larry have an nice Sailnet article doing Tread Master. I''ve seen really nice do it yourself jobs with it.

Nothing is easy and the prep work is the critical part.
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