Peel Away Marine Strip II - SailNet Community
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 03-05-2004 Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
foxglove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Columbus OH
Posts: 181
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 13
 
Peel Away Marine Strip II

I want to strip the bottom paint from my boat which has an epoxy barrier coat under the paint. Peel Away gets good recommendations from many sources.

Their website suggests that Marine Strip II should be used if the boat has a barrier coating. I called the company and a lady there told me that their basic product, Peel Away I which is available in any home improvement store, is the same product as the Marine Strip II.

I''m skeptical. I don''t want to peel off my barrier coat Does anyone know the real deal?
foxglove is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 03-05-2004
Member
 
Bermuda's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Northern New Jersey
Posts: 92
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 15
 
Peel Away Marine Strip II

You are correct to be skeptical. They are two different products, with a 5X price difference, caveats on use are different, chemical composition is definitely different. #1 requires application of a thicker coat than does the #6 product although it is so much cheaper it doesn''t matter as much. Cost of the building product version is about $95 for a 5 gallon pail whereas the marine product is about $250 for the same quantity.

I have used both and if money is no object go with the marine product although the #1 product works very well with Pettit''s ACP ablative paint, and quickly too so it might do the same job with any of the ablatives.

I cant speak to the danger of either product inadvertently removing or damaging barrier coats except that I believe the #1 product would be less troublesome.

Somewhat unrelated to your question but perhaps of interest to others using PAW on boats without barrier coats, the last bottom I did I used PAW #1 to remove the existing ablative paint so I could change to a hard bottom paint instead. After removing the ACP-50 with the PAW, I washed the hull down with Pettit''s Hull Wax remover and it did an incredible job. It did just enough of an etch to the gelcoat, a sanding wasn''t required before repainting.

Capt. Bruce
boatskipper.com
Bermuda is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
post #3 of 3 Old 03-05-2004
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
 
Peel Away Marine Strip II

I just purchased a 1971 Paceship Northwind. The bottom is very faded and worn with some chipping. Will it hurt the boat hull if it goes back in the water for the season? Or will it just affect perfomance? Would it help if I just added another coat of paint on top of the old stuff and did a correct job in the fall?
JoeTrecker is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Peel Away Marine Strip II is the same as Standard Peel Away foxglove Gear & Maintenance 2 04-08-2004 09:13 AM
Marine Electronics For Dummies Bluesmoods General Discussion (sailing related) 4 04-09-2003 03:19 PM
Teak versus Marine Wood RookieHunter Gear & Maintenance 1 11-29-2002 08:30 AM
Noaa Marine Weather Images Ocean-Pro Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 1 01-04-2002 06:14 AM
Former Jensen Marine Employees rogerhjonesjr Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 0 08-30-2000 01:38 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome