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post #8 of Old 03-09-2012
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Re: Blue topsides

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Originally Posted by Faster View Post

When we repainted a previous boat we knew we'd never get it fair enough for a dark colour like that, but didn't want white, or red (which seems to suffer degradation faster than other colours)
Red doesn't just SEEM to degrade faster, it actually does. Red pigments are the weakest re: sun degradation, of all pigments. This applies to all finishes - paint, gel, autos - you name it.

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