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antifouling for H216

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Aug 16, 2009
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Catalina 28 mk2 Toronto
Does anyone have advice or suggestions about antifouling paint for the H216? The owner's manual is pretty silent on this, though is pretty worried about solvents, etc. contacting the plastic.

Thanks!
Jamie
 
Sep 1, 2007
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Hunter 216 Deltaville, VA
Jamie, use Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote ACT. They recommend the gray white. Per the manual. Based on conversations with Eddie at Hunter, this is accurate. Some yards want to power wash the bottom on the hoist before setting up blocks. Just be careful and warn the yard to be gentle with the power wash b/c of the acp. Otherwise lightly scuffing the hull is fine. And remember no ammonia based or acetone based products for cleaning. Denatured alcolhol per the manual is the best. hth...

Paul.
 
Aug 16, 2009
20
Catalina 28 mk2 Toronto
Thanks Paul!

Jamie


Jamie, use Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote ACT. They recommend the gray white. Per the manual. Based on conversations with Eddie at Hunter, this is accurate. Some yards want to power wash the bottom on the hoist before setting up blocks. Just be careful and warn the yard to be gentle with the power wash b/c of the acp. Otherwise lightly scuffing the hull is fine. And remember no ammonia based or acetone based products for cleaning. Denatured alcolhol per the manual is the best. hth...

Paul.
 

JerryA

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Oct 17, 2004
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Tanzer 29 Jeanneau Design Sandusky Bay, Lake Erie
I used VC17m on my 2005 H170 with no problems.

JerryA
 
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