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Old May 28, 2014, 04:34 PM
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Rc Boat Paint

Hi I was wanting to re-paint my boat (as seen in video)
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I am not sure what paint to use or anything can you guys help me?
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Old May 28, 2014, 10:44 PM
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Old May 29, 2014, 04:33 AM
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I use auto car paint in rattle cans on all of my boats. Add the decals & stickers. Then a few auto clear coats in rattle cans. Too easy.
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Old May 29, 2014, 05:35 AM
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I've had pretty good luck using Rustoleum enamel in rattle cans. That's what all of mine are done in.
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Old May 29, 2014, 08:59 AM
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I apply a bunch of light coats and wet sand with 600 in between.

I've used regular Krylon (+ primer) and also Krylon fusion (no primer). I like the regular krylon better.

Test your paint on a spot on the hull or canopy to make sure it is compatible with the boat hull first.



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Old May 29, 2014, 12:10 PM
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Ok thanks guys
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Old May 29, 2014, 05:46 PM
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Dupli color laquer auto paint in cans. If you want the ultimate clear coat see if an auto body shop will spray 2 part clear urethane over top, wait a couple weeks, wet sand and buff.
Some people have had great results with the Krylon but if you get it wrong it goes horribly wrong and you are looking as sanding it all off and starting over. For some reason it can get that alligator hide look if you don't follow the instructions EXACTLY in terms of re-coat time etc.
The laquer dupli color has no required window of opportunity for the second coat. Haven't used the enamel. More colors available than the Krylon, no big deal if you just want basic colors.
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Old Jun 02, 2014, 02:34 PM
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I have been trying Rustoleum 2X Painter's Touch, but I might go back to Duplicolor Perfect Match paints - but all rattle can spray paint.
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