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Old 10-01-2015, 03:36 PM   #1
Gulf Comanche
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City: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Country: U.S.A.
Vessel Name: Old School
Vessel Model: 38' Trawler custom built by Hike Metal Products
Join Date: Dec 2007
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Bottom paint on aluminum hull

Just had this discussion w/ my slip neighbor. My hull, and the rest of the boat, is all aluminum. Why do I need bottom paint? Wouldn't a short haul and pressure wash about every year to 18 months work? Lots cheaper than bottom painting.
Mike
P.S: Good luck to all of you who are staring at the beast Joaquin.
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