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Old 08-03-2015, 14:57   #106
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Re: How important is bottom paint?

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Post #72 and #73 are worth heeding. Whether you apply bottom paint now or later is not important. But if the boat needs a barrier coat then you would be loosing 8 years of dry time by splashing it.


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That is exactly what I was thinking, surely the hull is as dry as it is possible to get now, but put it in water for awhile, let it absorb some, then do a bottom job later and I can tell you where all those little 1/4" blisters came from.
I feel almost certain that is how I got them, a quickie bottom job, stripped down to gelcoat, but no time to dry out, slap on the barrier coat and the trapped moisture forms tiny "pox" blisters.


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