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  1. Need paint and interior

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    We had a fire in our garage. Kind of cooked the boat it a black chemical smoker! Boat never caught fire but some paint is lifting off and it was white but is now a smoked white. We washed it real good and that’s when the water pressure started to lift some paint. The interior is also baked and...
  2. Hull paint

    V-Drives
    Looking for a recommendation for what type of paint to restore a 70 - 71 Kurtis flat. Thanks in advance Dee
  3. 1989 Corvette New Paint, Wheels and tires

    Other Stuff for Sale
    1989 Corvette with new paint and clear (6 year warranty). New wheels and tires 200 miles. New steering column, new stereo and speakers, immaculate black interior, fresh tune up. Not a rattle trap, solid car that runs great. $5,500.00 OBO in San Diego. Smogged and currently registered in...
  4. Building a paint booth

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    So we bought a new place and the wife has agreed to let me add on to the existing shop. In the end I'll have about 80 X 45 of floor space with an upstairs office. I want to add a 30 X 15 paint booth and have a tentative OK for that as well. But I don't want to spend 90K for a commercial...
  5. Eastwood single stage paint

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Just wondering if anybody has used Eastwod single stage urathane paint and if it will work good on a boat?
  6. [Question] Prepping for paint job

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Hey everyone, I have a 72 Sanger that I am restoring. It was mine and my dads, and he passed away a few years ago and that boat was everything to us. I am in the process of restoring it. I am a pretty big gear head but am kinda of lost when it comes to the body work. The hull of the boat is in...
  7. anybody need some paint?

    V-Drives
    I just listed a gaggle of paint in "Other stuff for sale" :))THumbsUp
  8. Paint for sale

    Other Stuff for Sale
    A while back I ordered a bunch of paint from TCP Global it is all top quality stuff. I decided to go with gel cote instead of paint. Best offer gets it. Thanx for your interest, Steve.
  9. Trailer repair, paint for Madella

    V-Drives
    Since it's so darn slow in the forum these days thought I'd do a thread on a Mandella trailer repair and repaint I did for a friend of mine. This is an old Ellis trailer. Seems I didn't take any photo's of the specific before conditions showing some of the issues being addressed one of which was...
  10. Paint removal question

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I have a ride plate that I just noticed is really nice anodized red ,someone painted over it with black paint .how do I remove the paint without destroying the anodizing ? thanks ,chris
  11. Ideas for paint scheme for picklefork

    Jet Boats
    Hello guys, I am currently rebuilding a sanger picklefork, running around 850 horsepower. I am getting around to the part of the build where I need to decide what I am going to do with the paintjob. I am currently leaning towards doing some type of white pearl basecoat with some kind of...
  12. 555-U Imron paint

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Looking for some,can't get it here in Maryland,any out there someone want's to part with.It is white.JOHN ST
  13. Please reccommend a paint shop

    V-Drives
    I am looking for a paint shop in SoCal to do the bodywork and paint on my 67 nova hardtop, it also needs the rear wheel wells stretched 3 inches. Does anyone have a recommendation. Im looking for a shop that will get a nice paint job done in a timely manner. thanks!
  14. Removing paint from gel coat question...again

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Ive been reading some of the other threads about removing paint from gel coat. Some of the results are incredible to say the least. So I started sanding with an orbital using 220. It looks like the 70's are back. Seems to be working good but I went through a pack of 4 pads just to do this small...
  15. Sealing a Hull Before Paint

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I'm in the process of getting my 73 Hondo jet ready for paint. I have the major repairs complete and everything fairly straight. I'm getting close to spraying primer. I will be using duratec. One question I have is after I spray the primer and block everything straight do I need to spray...
  16. Would you paint or re-gel this boat? Pics inside...

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Hello all, I've done a search on the this sub forum and found this has been talked about before, but nothing very recently. And given how fast technology and materials change, I thought I'd ask again. I'm looking at buying a 26' Caribbean daycruiser. I've been trying to find one with a...
  17. Flatbottom paint template

    V-Drives
    If anyone is playing around with paint schemes, I have a blank flat profile, and top view that I drew. I have been drawing a bunch of designs for my boat, I thought I would throw up the drawing for anyone else who needs it. Its not exactly to scale, I just drew it real quick. Ill try to post the...
  18. new paint job

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    i just painted my boat on friday i did the base coat whitch is white no hardner on saturday i painted trim around the whole boat the color is mandarin lobster red no hardner i have clear that i have yet to do as i dont like the colors theres to much white.i need to add some other colors but i...
  19. Save the paint on that beautiful runner bottom of yours . . .

    V-Drives
    Mama had her first order cancellation after she was started on the guy's cover so she created a runner-bottom work cover from what she had believing there might be a better market for it than his unique boat. This is marine vinyl with a soft fleece under-layment. Interested? PM me.
  20. Lots of new gel coat and/or paint questions:

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I am looking at a '79 Cheetah 21' mini day-cruiser project boat. I have a bunch of questions about refinishing it, before committing to getting the boat. So, here it goes: 1.) I was curious what to spray the hull with? I've heard guys talk about painting them, but I always thought that...
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