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Old 03-19-2011, 10:26 AM
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Default paint or powder coat swim platform?

which would be better?
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Old 03-19-2011, 04:06 PM
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I had a painted one and it chipped very easy. I had it powder coated with two coats for $160. It turned out great and is very durable.
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Paint is repairable.
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Powder Coating would be my choice....Lasts alot longer, doesnt chip as easily and always has a very nice, glossy look when waxed and maintained regulary.....my .02....
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I'm a big fan of Imron.
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Weve had extremely bad luck with Powder Coat and salt water. Imron is very durable.
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Imron is very durable.
I've been using it for years on all my boats....Great stuff.
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Just make sure when it's powder coated that it's properly stripped, etched and cleaned. Then request your shop use a powder primer before topcoat. This helps mechanical adhesion tons and is far more durable then straight topcoat
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I've been using it for years on all my boats....Great stuff.
Ditto. Theres a reason Hatteras (sp) and Formula use it as well!
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