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Old 08-13-2010, 07:58 AM
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Sweet progress! Save your money. It dosn't need clear coat. Just a good quality primer made for aluminum, especially on the bare aluminum parts. And make sure you ruff up the painted areas first. Then paint with the paint you've ordered. Done deal.
I figured it wouldnt take long for ya to respond nightmare..lol

im picking up some self-etching primer for the boat and im only priming the bare metal spots. The whole boat had been sanded with 150 grit sandpaper. All i have to do now is clean the boat really well and wipe down with mineral spirits, tack cloth, prime and paint.

As far as the clear coat goes, I am very good friends with my body guy, friend of the family. He may have some clear seting around. I just want to amke sure the paint doesnt chip off easy. id say im gonna put quite a few coats on it seeing as i bought a gallon and the inside in not bieng painted
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Old 08-19-2010, 09:30 AM
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Ya I'm following your progress closely. If ya got a bud doing the clear for free that's awesome. Free's stuff is the best stuff hands down, nice! Looks like ya got it all figured out. Getter done! lol. Can't wait to see er finished Scott.
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Old 09-04-2010, 04:50 PM
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alright I have an update!!!!!!!!!

took the boat to my friend's body shop today. We turned it upside down, I cleaned it with miniral spirits or something, then wiped it down with a tack cloth. Then primed it with etching primer on any bare aluminum surfaces. then wiped it with a tack cloth again. Then he showed me how to use the gun by applying the first coat. Then i applied two more coats while wiping with tack cloth between coats. It turned out amazing! I used Parker Coatings Bay Grey Duck Boat paint and I couldnt be more impressed with the covereage and the quality of the paint.

















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Old 09-04-2010, 05:53 PM
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Right on! Looks real awesome Scott. Is that how your leaving the paint or are ya going to add the clear coat as well? I don't think it needs it but if it's free, what the hell eh!
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omg is it done yet lmao looks good man
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Old 09-04-2010, 08:56 PM
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Right on! Looks real awesome Scott. Is that how your leaving the paint or are ya going to add the clear coat as well? I don't think it needs it but if it's free, what the hell eh!
Nah, leaving as it, it looks great! I recommend this paint to anyone!! it sprayed really well and covered great as well. the only thing I have to pay is $20 wich covers the tack cloths, cleaner and stuff that i used. Im fine with that!!! better than paying for a HPLV sprayer and stuff. IT was great bieng able to paint it in that room as well as doing it myself (other than the first coat)

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omg is it done yet lmao looks good man
haha Charles, it will get done when it gets done! Ill be bringing it home tomorrow and applying the numbers and name decals. possibly putting on my front bow eyelet that Nightmare told me about getting. I just have to figure out where I want it.
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Old 09-05-2010, 01:49 AM
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Nah, leaving as it, it looks great! I recommend this paint to anyone!! it sprayed really well and covered great as well. the only thing I have to pay is $20 wich covers the tack cloths, cleaner and stuff that i used. Im fine with that!!! better than paying for a HPLV sprayer and stuff. IT was great bieng able to paint it in that room as well as doing it myself (other than the first coat)



haha Charles, it will get done when it gets done! Ill be bringing it home tomorrow and applying the numbers and name decals. possibly putting on my front bow eyelet that Nightmare told me about getting. I just have to figure out where I want it.
ok ok jeez lol
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Old 09-07-2010, 04:50 AM
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UPDATE:

Alright, I intalled a new Bow Eyelet that I bought from iboats.com. I backed it with a 1/4" thick piece of aluminum plate so that it is even stronger.





Also as you can see, where the paint is still soft, i rubbed off some paint Going to fix that soon. I hope this paint hardens up good!

I then placed on my new decals and numbers, but read that in NC, your numbers have to be 3", so i took them off, ordering some more today.



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Old 09-07-2010, 10:49 AM
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so are you going to put a trolling motor or small outboard or both on that rig?
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Old 09-19-2010, 09:16 PM
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Got alot done over this past weekend! Got 95% of the boat done! Everything has been carpeted with the excpetion of the top of the back bench. I will get that this week. I got any wood coated in two coats of fiberglass. All carpet was put on with contact cement. It aint going nowhere!! I still have to cut the hole out for under the casting deck storage (it is cut out, but the carpet is not) I also got my two toggle switches mounted. So now I'm down to mounting my seats and all the wiring. It will be done next week. ordered some horizontal rod holders for the sides of the boat too.

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morning bump!
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is this done yet i want to borrow it
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Looks like BOOBS to me!!
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oh boy not boobs again hahahahaha lets not thread jack dixies boat thread haha
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