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Old 11-04-2007, 15:16   #16
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The paint store is going to close soon, I am just going to start another thread.

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i've known a few people that have used emron auto paint on the topside and claimed decent results. I'm not a big fan of awlgrip unless you are going to spray it, i don't think it looks as good as some of the other topside paints when rolled.

If spraying i would go awlgrip, if doing the tip and roller method i've used both the west marine house brand and the interlux easypoxy, both of which did a decent job when thinned a bit.

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Please see my reply to Unbusted's thread elsewhere, regarding PPG industrial coatings. As I stated in that thread, I LIKE Awlgrip (inspite of it's price & complexity) primarily because the Awlcare product does such a phenominal job of restoring the appearance of the paint. I had some before & after photos of the previous boat (blue hull) on the forum ... some of you might remember that. Having put the "blue boat" behind me, I deleted the photos.
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Old 11-04-2007, 22:48   #19
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You have to be very very careful using Car paints on boats. Many car paints are not designed to take the expansion and contraction and other movements seen with boats. Car paints will crack. Especially stay away from Lacquers.


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