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Old 27-09-2009, 19:42   #1
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Since soft bottom paint doesn't hold well what would be the downside of copper plating the propellor...providing you have good zincs?
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What about Propspeed? I know its expensive but many people say its great. We knocked a few barnicles off and wont really know how good it is till we haul in a few months

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We have used Propspeed and are very impressed witht he results. Expensive, yes, but on balance, worth it.
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Don't know the downside but my prop has been copper-plated and I HOPE to launch in 6 weeks, will report next year -
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Don't know the downside but my prop has been copper-plated and I HOPE to launch in 6 weeks, will report next year -
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Propspeed!! i try whit this stuf last year , very expensive, is not regular antifouling, since my last haul out last year , my maxprop looks fantastic, no more visits to the prop for scraping barnacles Lol!!
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The local marine chrome platers in Perth, Australia. They didn't bat an eyelid at the request. It is a bronze prop.

I would think any chrome plating outfit should be able to handle this work as copper plating is normally a part of the chrome plating technique AFAIK.
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