[Public-List] Multiple pock marks on hull below waterline

americo silva picomar1957 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 6 10:11:20 PDT 2020

not to old for blisters mine had them just starting and it was a great
lakes boat
1966 hull # 182 ground the hull completely and put a epoxy barrier coat on

On Sat, Jun 6, 2020 at 9:01 AM Richard Hansen via Public-List <
public-list at lists.alberg30.org> wrote:

> I have a moonscape of a gazillion small (1/4-1/2) pocks, chips, blemishes
>  (whatever the right word is) on Sunspur's hull at and below the waterline
> (no blisters--she's probably way too old for that).  I suspect these pocks
> have been blissfully there for decades, presumably sound under multiple
> coats of not completely removed bottom paint over the years?   Now that the
> boatyard sanded those security blankets off, what do I do with this 53 year
> old hull?  Can I just repaint with 2-3 coats of ablative bottom paint?  Is
> some sort of universal high-build epoxy primer & barrier coat (TotalProtect
> or Gelshield or similar roll-on bottom coat) nice to have or need to have?
> Seems improbable to hand fill and sand the moonscape.  Thank you for your
> advice and guidance.
> Richard Hansen
> Sun Spur #235
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