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Old 01-04-2013, 07:32   #1
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Thumbs up Petit to produce "Kills" bottom paint with DDT

In a stunning reversal, Petet announced today that they will manufacture bottom paint with DDT.

"We know there will be some backlash, but our customers need something that will actually work for them" said Keith Blas, Petit's marketing head. "No one is buying the water based paints, they seem to know they do nothing but amuse the barnacles, so we are returning to time tested chemicals to keep hulls clean".

The expected cost of a gallon of bottom paint is between $200 and $100,000 depending on the market. California is expected to resist the application of effective anti-fowling, (think California Condor) but many Sailors have already gone on record as saying such birds are overrated anyway.

Call your local West marine and place your advance order today.
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Re: Petit to produce "Kills" bottom paint with DDT

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Old 01-04-2013, 09:09   #3
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Re: Petit to produce "Kills" bottom paint with DDT

How many electrons were killed in the making of this thread ?
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Don't quit your day job.
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I heard that TBT paints will be reintroduced in SF bay area in the hopes of putting certain bottom cleaners out of business. It is felt that complete annihilation of all plant and animal life in the area is a fair trade off.

In related news, Kim Jong Un of North Korea has been asked by the State Dept to focus ICBM attacks on SF, rather than Los Angeles, in hopes of also taking out Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Feinstein, the entire city of Oakland, CA, without injuring the Sage of Sausalito.
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You are only upset because when you called West Marine they told you it was not available in your area yet.
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The expected cost of a gallon of bottom paint is between $200 and $100,000 depending on the market. California is expected to resist the application of effective anti-fowling,
I know California is a strange place, but do you seriously have trouble with chickens stuck to your hull there!!!

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I know California is a strange place, but do you seriously have trouble with chickens stuck to your hull there!!!

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Waddayamean ?

Who never heard of chicken of the sea ?
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It makes me cry to think about how many innocent barnacles I've killed.
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Who never heard of chicken of the sea ?
"Is it chicken or tuna?"
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"Is it chicken or tuna?"
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Like Twinkies, no one was ever quite sure where they came from.
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Like Twinkies, no one was ever quite sure where they came from.
Maybe they should call the paint "Twinkies" as they both contain the same concentration of DDT.
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Re: Petit to produce "Kills" bottom paint with DDT

Anti fowling = able to rid the world of troublesome bird species.

Follow this link: DDT - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Read down to:

"Effects on wildlife and eggshell thinning"
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