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Technical, Techniques, Hints, and Tips => Painting, Finishing and Care. => Topic started by: morton on June 08, 2012, 03:09:25 PM

Title: clyde puffer paint
Post by: morton on June 08, 2012, 03:09:25 PM
hi, what type of paint would you use for keel and hull for clyde puffer. colour ect.john.
Title: Re: clyde puffer paint
Post by: Martin [Admin] on June 09, 2012, 09:01:07 PM

 I used normal Red Oxide primer - http://www.wickes.co.uk/all-purpose-primer-spray-paint-red-oxide/invt/194167/?source=123_74
Title: Re: clyde puffer paint
Post by: morton on June 18, 2012, 10:50:45 PM
hi, do you varnish over the top of the red oxide, cheers john.
Title: Re: clyde puffer paint
Post by: Stavros on June 18, 2012, 10:55:42 PM
no need to at all BUT if you decide to do so then a satin varnish would surfice


Dave
Title: Re: clyde puffer paint
Post by: boat captain on June 19, 2012, 11:56:50 AM
I have always understud that primer is not waterproof.  Halfords isn't.


Joe

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Title: Re: clyde puffer paint
Post by: Stavros on June 19, 2012, 09:54:31 PM
NO primer is Waterproof but as it will probably be a plastic or Grp hull then being waterproof or not it wont make an iota of a difference

Dave