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kangaroo_bob
02-18-2012, 04:31 AM
Hi All
Wonder if anybody has a recipe for the removal of anti fouling paint? I really dont want to use an abrasive (as I used to on my yacht), but a chemical that will quickly and easily remove the flaking anti foul on the GRP power boat bottom without causing any damage to the gel coat. Regards, Bob

Docksidemarineservices
02-18-2012, 09:50 AM
Baking soda blasting will remove the paint and not touch the gelcoat.

chawk_man
02-19-2012, 06:47 AM
The latest issue of BoatUS had a full article on anti-fouling paints. Apparently there is no chemical colution. See http://www.boatus.com/boattech/BottomLine.htm. The suggestion by Chris is your best bet.

kangaroo_bob
02-21-2012, 05:36 AM
OK Thanks both. Bob