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Black - but I may to change next time, as it's sometimes tough to see where it needs cleaning in our poor viz water. I was thinking red...but reds are the first color to be absorbed in seawater, so maybe that wouldn't help!
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Originally Posted by chef2sail View Post
First coat of ablative is red....second is blue...that way I know how fast it is wearing off
Good idea! Definitely doing the same thing next paint job.
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Originally Posted by paul323 View Post
...but reds are the first color to be absorbed in seawater, so maybe that wouldn't help!
At the depths we're talking about, color absorption is not an issue.
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