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Thread: If you have a fibergass or toons, you better .............

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    If you have a fibergass or toons, you better .............

    I just spent two weeks on a 35' Catamaran Cruizer on a trailer grinding, filling, and painting. I found about 35 blisters on one pontoon and 10 blisters on the other pontoon. I lost count of the number of packages of MarineTex that we used, but we were not far from a gallon. Some of them were really deep. When I called the manufacturer they said they barrier coat the toons on my boat, so it shouldn't have any blisters. Yea, right!

    Not fun work, but I am done.

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    What are you going to coat them with after fixing the blisters?

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    I assume you have fiberglass pontoons? Mine are aluminum. I cleaned the water line this last weekend b/c it was covered with super nasty growth. The 'toons cleaned up nicely! I'm embarassed to say, but that was the 1st time I cleaned them in 4 years of ownership.
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    Yes, the catamaran cruisers are fiberglass. I used two coats of interlux 2000e and two coats of bottom paint.

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    If I could figure out how to post pictures I would. It was amazing how deep some of the blisters were.

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    Easiest way is to post them on Photobucket, then provide a link to them.
    She's a tired old barge but she's paid for!

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    http://s148.photobucket.com/user/tho...tml?sort=3&o=0

    I did screw up the title of the thread some, I meant if you have fiberglass toons you better .......
    Last edited by thompsdw; 06-13-2015 at 05:34 AM.

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