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Old 11-03-2009, 17:39   #1
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Boottop paint reccommendation

I have a fiberglass boat and need to repaint (brush, not spray) the boottop. What brand have you had luck with?

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Old 11-03-2009, 19:44   #2
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For a tip and roll I think many paints will work. Awlgrip while a good paint to spray can also do a tip and roll. Whatever you choose it's not luck. Low humidity, heat, and wind yields the better day.

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Old 11-03-2009, 19:47   #3
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For durability Interlux has worked well for me. But the sheen seems to fad out after a couple years. It could be all the bird droppings and road dirt that ends up washing off the deck.

But do paint on a cool overcast day. It dries quick!
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Hi Jim! For one part brush on, I swear by Toplac (interlux). Wait 'til ya see the shine! You should use two-part over gelcoat or previous two-part, but if you are one part, try Toplac! Sweet paint... Oh, and MAKE SURE it doesn't see fog or dew until its COMPLETELY dry, or you will see the flattest paint you ever brushed on...

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Although the most difficult to work with, I would use Awlgrip.

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