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How Do I Choose the Correct Supermarine Paint?

In the vast market of marine paint there are so many differing products to choose from that it is easy to be overwhelmed! We at the Bottom Paint Store want to make this part of the painting process as easy … Continue reading

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How Much Pool Paint Do I Need for My Pool?

There are a couple of factors to consider when determining how much pool paint that you need to paint your pool. 1. Is the surface porous, rough, or bare? If so, you may need about 25% more product then what is stated … Continue reading

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POOL PAINT PRODUCTS |QUESTIONS and ANSWERS

POOL PAINT PRODUCT QUESTIONS and ANSWERS What Pool Paint Is Best Suited For A Fiberglass Pool Application? The only product we recommend for a fiberglass pool is our Pool Guard EHB high build epoxy pool paint. Will the finish of my pool paint … Continue reading

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POOL PAINT COMPATIBILITY | QUESTIONS and ANSWERS

POOL PAINT COMPATIBILITY QUESTIONS and ANSWERS Can National Pool Finishes Products Be Used In Pools Using Salt Generation Systems? Yes, Pool Guard EHB because it’s the only product that stands up to salt water generators. Our your National Pool Paints Safe For Fish Ponds, such as … Continue reading

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Pool Paint | Preparation and Applications

POOL PAINT PREPARATION QUESTIONS and ANSWERS How can I be sure the pool surface is dry prior to painting my pool with a solvent base paint? We recommend that you tape clear plastic on the vertical wall and if no condensation shows, then the … Continue reading

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Apply Paint Over Polyethylene, Polypropylene, ABS, and PET/PBT Blends

You can apply paint over Polyethylene, Polypropylene, ABS, and PET/PBT Blends with proper surface preparation and primer. 1. First wipes down the surface with a 50/50 Isopropyl Alcohol such as Denatured Alcohol to remove any contaminants prior to sanding. 2. … Continue reading

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Filling a Hole in Fiberglass

When you are trying to repair a small hole in fiberglass, the best type of product to use is a premium epoxy. This will insure a proper repair and will not allow for shrinking of the material and create a … Continue reading

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Build an ‘Abandon Ship’ Ditch Bag

Any boat cruising off shore needs an emergency ditch bag for unplanned situations. Being prepared means never assuming that rescue will come before you would need things in a bag, one can never predict circumstances or weather. Having a life … Continue reading

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How to Apply Awlgrip Topcoat to an Aluminum Hull

  First Identify the paint that is there. Is it compatible? If yes – Sand, Primer, Paint If no – the previous coating needs to be taken down. Sand with 80 grit paper until the coating is gone. Sand blasting … Continue reading

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Painting an Aluminum Hull with Non Antifouling Paint

When painting a boat used for hunting/fishing, such as a jon boat, typically a flat finish is desired so you’ll want to use one of our camouflage paints. A primer coat is used to help the paint adhere to the … Continue reading

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