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Can you use water-based bottom paint over a marine epoxy primer?

Putting a water-based bottom paint  (WBP) over a solvent based primer can be done with some modified application procedures. You do NOT want to make the window, or hot coat the water based paint over the solvent based primer such … Continue reading

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What Is Bottom Paint?

If you don’t know what bottom paint is, you are not alone. A boater that keeps his/her boat in the water for an extended period of time, must have bottom paint on the bottom of the hull to prevent growth (fouling) from occurring. Bottom … Continue reading

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What Bottom Paint Can go Over Polyethylene?

Yes, you can apply bottom paint over polyethlene (plastic). We recommend applying an ablative bottom paint. (preferably ablative such as Cukote) You should sand the boat with a 60 grit sandpaper, then wash it off with S-80 Cleaner and Dewaxer. After it … Continue reading

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Do I Need a Reducer For Bottom Paint?

Reducers help the paint to dry faster or slower, depending upon the reducer you use. There is a warm weather reducer that makes it dry slower, and a cool weather reducer that make it dry faster. Generally speaking, reducers should … Continue reading

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Online Store Help How do I sign in to this site? How do I sign out of this site? What if I forgot my password? How do I become a registered user for this site? How do I add an … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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