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Anyone here ever use that silent running paint, or others like it (assuming there are some) ? It sounds too good to be true and I don't need to finish that sentence.

Any observations / experience on the stuff would be great.
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It works by damping vibration. Its main use is to dampen vibrations in metal structures. If your fiberglass boat vibrates annoyingly I'd guess there are other problems.
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the only real way to dampen vibrations is to add mass, like a vibration/sound dampening mat in a car. this would just add weight. as stated above, why are you dampening sounds? dont like the sound of waves against the hull at night?
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