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Old 03-05-2019, 02:29 PM   #41
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I don't necessarily disagree with your comments. But! When the research you do indicates the more expensive paint is best and you still go for the less expensive alternative to save money you may end up spending more than you wanted to in he end. Ask me about a long past varnish job - gross waste of money and more important time.

Assuming that the expensive paint comes out on top...some times it doesn't in my experience.
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Old 03-05-2019, 03:11 PM   #42
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The previous owner painted the bilge with an unknown product. After 5 years i am still picking out the loose paint that clogs the pump...
I share your pain. When we bought Hobo, the PO did a terrible job on prep and we never have figured out what the paint was. With the right product and prep, it shouldn’t be peeling. We’re still finding loose paint chips.
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It is not economical to spend many hours and work cleaning materials to clean bilge then cost with poor coating ....IMO once all surfaces are clean and prep I would use the best coating product available. Penny wisepound foolish , coating failure is assured with cheap stuff.
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