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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-09-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 4,364
Posted By bdwr1962
hodge podge

A couple of notes. The Pettit Hydrocoat and the inflatable boat bottom paint are identical. The transducer paint and zinc coat barnacle barrier are NOT hydrocoat. Hydrocoat has copper oxide. Not...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2009
Replies: 10
Views: 1,051
Posted By bdwr1962
For sailing in Lake Superior, your fouling is...

For sailing in Lake Superior, your fouling is minimal, compared to other waters, and you probably spend more time sitting on boat stands then you do in the water. With different technologies, there...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 4,364
Posted By bdwr1962
Propspeed is a very good product. It is very...

Propspeed is a very good product. It is very expensive, and very finicky application. If you go that route, it's one of those read the instructions two to three times, follow it to the letter, and...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-08-2009
Replies: 33
Views: 4,364
Posted By bdwr1962
the zinc coat barnacle barrier would be better...

the zinc coat barnacle barrier would be better than the copper oxide based antifouling, regardless of brand. Who wants galvanic corrosion from disimilar metals?
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-07-2009
Replies: 14
Views: 2,464
Posted By bdwr1962
Don't use acetone. It flashes to quick and leaves...

Don't use acetone. It flashes to quick and leaves sanding residue on the hull. Make sure you have a good 80 grit sand on the hull, and use either the paint company's suggested thinner, or a solvent...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   02-07-2009
Replies: 9
Views: 5,037
Posted By bdwr1962
if you decide to get the boat, there are...

if you decide to get the boat, there are different primers out there that do seal up the rust. I am not going to sound like a commercial. So, if you are interested in hearing about any of them,...
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