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Old 05-13-2010, 04:20 PM   #11
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Boat is unbelievable. The 442 is very cool too. I think we may be overlooking the trifecta in the pics. Holy Shnikies look at that shop!!!!! I'm lucky if I can get a 2HP outboard a dirtbike, a lawmower and a snowblower in my shop at the same time, and that still requires negotiating 6 steps to get in and out.


Oh ya, the boat looks amazing!!!!! Now all you have to do is drive by the guy you bought it from to tell him how much you love it. LOL
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Old 05-14-2010, 05:25 PM   #12
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Very well done! Looks fantastic!
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Old 05-17-2010, 03:59 AM   #13
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well...hate to say anything bad about a pretty job...but why did you use automotive paint??...that stuff won't last long in the marine environment....you shoulda used gelcoat.....more durable and much easier in the salt water environment..


nice job but I don't think it's gonna stay there..


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well...hate to say anything bad about a pretty job...but why did you use automotive paint??...that stuff won't last long in the marine environment....you shoulda used gelcoat.....more durable and much easier in the salt water environment..


nice job but I don't think it's gonna stay there..


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We will just have to see. I had the abilities to paint it myself, and can fix it if need be. It would be hard to justify a gel job that costs more than my 20yo vessel is worth especially with me trying to burn it up on it's 2010 maiden voyage
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WOW! That is incredible! Question, is the gold maxum logo a decal? Also, on the marine paint issue, if the boat is in freshwater, will it wear differently than on salt water?
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Wow !!! Just wow ... what a good job man ... !!!
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WOW! That is incredible! Question, is the gold maxum logo a decal? Also, on the marine paint issue, if the boat is in freshwater, will it wear differently than on salt water?
Yes the gold logos are just a vinyl decal I got off ebay. As for the paint, I'm sure salt water is way more harsh on just about everything including paint. For topside applications there is little difference between automotive and marine if you look at the ingredients. One huge advantage of automotive is that is can be sprayed without a respiration system. I'm still very happy with my paint job. Thanks everyone for the compliments.
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