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by SPembleton
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Bottom Cleaning/Painting for pontoon boat-Chesapeake Bay Are
Replies: 6
Views: 343

Re: Bottom Cleaning/Painting for pontoon boat-Chesapeake Bay Are

Todd-also keep the empty can so you can remember what you used. Always use the same paint for touching up.

Btw are you having it soda blasted. Not sure what people do with pontoons. As I said I am more familiar with fiberglass hulls!
by SPembleton
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Bottom Cleaning/Painting for pontoon boat-Chesapeake Bay Are
Replies: 6
Views: 343

Re: Bottom Cleaning/Painting for pontoon boat-Chesapeake Bay Are

I am new to pontooning, but have many years sailing i have always used an ablative bottom paint on my boat. I have spoken with reps from Petit re the dos and donts. They say that the biggest problem is putting too much paint on your hull. If you just have spots here and there that have flaked off, y...
by SPembleton
Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: General questions, lights, fuel separator
Replies: 10
Views: 751

Re: General questions, lights, fuel separator

Your nav lights need to be visible from clear ahead to 120 degrees toward the stern. If you are going to replace them think about led lights. Sometimes the fixtures that come with led can be pricey, but companies like Mr LED have replacement less that can go into traditional housings at a reasonable...
by SPembleton
Mon Oct 16, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: General Pontoon & Deckboat Discussion
Topic: Creative cover installation tips for the old and lazy ,,,
Replies: 15
Views: 1381

Re: Creative cover installation tips for the old and lazy ,,,

[quote="BobL"]Maybe you could DIY this....like a large bimini top but is really a cover. Maybe rig up some pulleys instead of spending bucks on motors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5d-RhthPwzw[/quote] I priced the Sunstream setup that BobL references. For my 24’ Boat, NOT including the lift, it w...