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Old 08-12-2008
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If you have some left over, put an extra coat or two at the waterline and on the rudder. That's where bottom paint wears the most. It's too expensive to waste and if you leave some in the can it will pretty much congeal before the next time you use it.
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Put some extra on the leading edge of the keel and along the bottom of the keel as well.
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The final verdict:

We just painted our Caliber 40 with Interlux ACT. One coat = one gallon. Almost exactly. We had a smidge left in the can to put an extra coat on the leading edge of the keel but that's it. Now we know...
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