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How to paint an aluminum canoe

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Popular Mechanics


Although an aluminum hull doesn't need paint for protection from corrosion, except when it is exposed continually to salt water, many boaters like the appearance of a brightly painted craft. For a new unpainted boat, clean the hull with ...

About this book
Popular Mechanics inspires, instructs and influences readers to help them master the modern world. Whether it’s practical DIY home-improvement tips, gadgets and digital technology, information on the newest cars or the latest breakthroughs in science -- PM is the ultimate guide to our high-tech lifestyle.

176 pages

Boat maintenance, the essential guide to cleaning, painting, and cosmetics

Creator: William M. Burr, William Burr | 2000-04-28

You should never use a conventional, cuprous oxide-based bottom paint on aluminum as the cuprous oxide will ... Instead, use bottom paints specially formulated for aluminum. Standard procedure for bottom-coating aluminum is as follows.

Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press

About this book
Boats require constant care. Any boater who doesn't know the difference between a silicone-modified alkyd enamel and a one-part urethane needs this book for its invaluable advice on:* How to save money with generic substitues* Product recommendations for every job* Keeping weekly, monthly, and seasonal maintenance schedules

158 pages

Popular Science


don't like the look of aluminum. Could I paint such a boat? Many aluminum boats are painted at the factory—not for protection, just for appearance. If you want to paint the aluminum, check with the boat maker for his recommendations.

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Popular Science gives our readers the information and tools to improve their technology and their world. The core belief that Popular Science and our readers share: The future is going to be better, and science and technology are the driving forces that will help make it better.

Aluminum Directory

How to Paint an Aluminum Boat | eHow
An aluminum boat can be repainted and ready for your next fishing trip.

How to Paint an Aluminum Jon Boat - BPS Blog
Painting your jon boat can make it look new again, and protect it from the elements. A camouflage paint job is a good idea for hunters using a Jon boat to blend into ...

How to Paint an Aluminum Boat With Direct to the Metal Paint
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How to Paint an Aluminum Boat |
If your aluminum boat has gotten slightly worn-looking or you are just ready for a new look, then it is time to paint your boat. Before you begin, take the boat and ...

This video is for the diy'er with limited resources. Obviously this is not close to good conditions for painting, but for an old fishing boat in tough ...


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