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Old 11-10-2009, 00:06   #1
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Type of Paint for Engine Room / Area

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I am having my diesel tanks replaced on my Nauticat 44 motor sailer which involves the removal of the engine. While the engine room/area is empty I thought I would clean up the area and paint it. Any recommendations on the type of paint I should use in this environment.
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Yes, we just used the BilgeKote from International (?) and I'm very happy with it. The problem is the prepping of course... we used degreaser followed by vacuum and acetone.

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White Paint in the engine pan....It helps you see leaks and find those dropped nuts and bolts quicker.
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did you buy that paint in OZ? If so could you give me contact info for supplier?
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Amerlock is a first-rate 2-part epoxy coating (fabulous on steel)!
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Marting, a left field option for you. When I was in the same situation with my launch in Perth, on advice from a friend ,repainted the engine area with Berger paving paint.
Fumes just about knocked me out, but sure was tough in service.
Some exercise on my current yacht, the painters had some Glasurit (??) left over from painting someones engines and used that.
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Grease Paint.




LOLOLOL Oh boy-oh-boy I crack myself up. Lucky I laugh at my own gags, you lot don't. Grease paint. must be bed time for me.

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