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How do i paint my aluminum boat?

Discussion in 'Boating & Fishing' started by dman597, Sep 16, 2010.

  1. Sep 16, 2010 at 6:12 AM
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    dman597

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    Has anyone here painted there aluminum boat? I am buying a used boat this week and it could use a coat of paint. I need to know how you did it. and what materal you used (what type of paint).
     
  2. Sep 16, 2010 at 6:16 AM
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    Use a primer designed for Aluminum Oxide (Rust-Oleum makes some). Lightly sand the boat, then use a tack cloth to rub it down, and then prime. After the primer is dry you can paint it with what you want.
     
  3. Sep 16, 2010 at 7:14 AM
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    Do you know of a good thick like paint. You know like the stuff the new tracker boats come with?
     
  4. Sep 16, 2010 at 7:17 AM
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  5. Sep 16, 2010 at 7:50 AM
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    I have followed eHow instructions before with 50% success rate.
     
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