I was bottom coating my sportfish and noticed the grounding plates has older bottom coat on them. Should these be clean or can you bottom coat them for antifouling purposes? Is there some other antifouling technique?
This being my first boat with grounding plates, I'm not quite sure what to do.
The plates should be clean and have no paint on them. They need to make contact with the water to work properly. If they are copper there should be no need to use antifouling paint as the copper it's self is antifouling.
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