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Old 29-04-2013, 08:35   #16
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Re: anti-foul the prop?

In the Bay Area, I have only ever seen two running gear anti fouling solutions that I would recommend to a customer:

1.- Prop Speed, which is great against both hard and soft fouling (IMHO) but also expensive and difficult to apply.

2.- Pettit Zinc Coat Barnacle Barrier, which is cheap and easy, but mostly effective against shelled animal fouling (like barnacles) which are not typically a big issue for most boats here in the Bay.

I have never seen any other store-bought or home-made running gear anti fouling coating that worked worth a damn, and that includes anti fouling paint.
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Old 29-04-2013, 08:44   #17
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Re: anti-foul the prop?

Bluestocking is normally up for week. I massage on a daily coat of Boeshiled T-9. It will allow about a 1/8" thickness of coral to build, but this just peels off with a putty knife. Coming out next week after 2 years, we will see.
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Old 29-04-2013, 09:25   #18
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Re: anti-foul the prop?

I have been using petit's zinc coat that fastbottoms recomends. It is about $30-$40 a can. It has worked good on all underwater metal. However, we are in a moderate fouling area and pull the boat for the winter every year.
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