1982 Skye 51
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Somewhere between NZ and the Chesapeake Bay
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Re: Best Epoxy Paint for Black Iron Fuel Tanks
yes, inspection ports and the tanks are in fine condition inside. pickup and returns will be set apart 18" but space limitations mean that they cannot be on opposite ends of the tank.
i read up on POR a bit and, as the tans will be sandblasted prior to painting, decided that is not the proper product. i kept coming across this statement: "Do NOT remove it all as the rust will activate the paint. This paint does not really like new smooth clean paintwork and works best on the surface rust to bind to it." seems strange but enough to make me pass on POR.
These tanks are not low in the bilge and (should) never sitting in water but, since they won't be back out for a long time, I want a finish I can feel good about. I have a connection but have read poor reviews for Pettit Easypoxy, anyone here have experience with this product, good or bad?
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