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Old 22-06-2010, 00:09   #1
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Additives for Hull Paint

Hi all,

Looking for some input; I'm re-doing my hull paint, and common additives that you put into your paint here are:

Cayenne Pepper
Tetracycline

I used Cayenne Pepper 2 years ago and it worked well - the barnacles still grew, but you could brush them off with your hand.

Wondering if anyone else has any suggestions on products they've successfully added to their hull paint?

Thanks...Steve
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Old 22-06-2010, 06:43   #2
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I always prescribe Tetracycline to reduce the incidence of acne & syphilis (etc) in my bottom fouling orgsnisms. It seems to work.
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there is no science that any of these additives do anything to improve the paint.
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The only additive that works is a bottle of tin booster - not sold in the US but made by Sea Hawk Paints in Clearwater, Florida
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