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  1. The Art of Custom Painting by Carl Caiati

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/kyduxws3gki3nc7/the%20art%20of%20custom%20painting.pdf
  2. Painting question

    V-Drives
    Having my boat painted this weekend and had a question about laying out the cap. Before I stripped and primered it, I measured the distance at the bow and stern where the bottom of the cap should be. Looks like the line on the bottom of the cap is straight in this example. Can't exactly snap a...
  3. [For Sale] Lake Wylie local, Brand new to yacht/sailboat painting in the Carolinas; discounts!!

    Other Stuff for Sale
    Hey guys, I hope I'm in a helpful place and not pushing anyone's buttons by posting here. My name is Rob Piercey, I'm the owner of a recently established boat painting company here in the Carolinas; Quantum Color. The paint system Quantum Color uses is relatively new, and well ahead of its...
  4. [Pics] Quick and inexpensive boat painting in the Carolinas

    East Coast - South
    Hey guys, I hope I'm in a helpful place and not pushing anyone's buttons by posting here. My name is Rob Piercey, I'm the owner of a recently established boat painting company here in the Carolinas; Quantum Color. The paint system Quantum Color uses is relatively new, and well ahead of its...
  5. Painting the Hondo black

    V-Drives
    Thinking about going with a black base and bright orange/blue blocks/stripes because it would be beautiful, but you never ever see black boats (except SUCK MY WAKE!) and I am wondering what the problems are other than the obvious high maintenance and burning feet walking on the deck. Would it...
  6. hand painting in needles?

    V-Drives
    Will anybody be at the show to hand paint names or reg numbers at the show?
  7. First painting a hull!

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Hi, I am getting a runner bottom Vdrive that needs paint. The guy I am getting it from has sanded down all the original coat. What would be the proper steps for prep and paint, and/or would gel coat be better? What product would be best and easier to work with? :)hand
  8. painting over speed coat?

    Jet Boats
    whats the deal? boat needs some fresh paint but its got speed coat on the bottom, can you paint over it?
  9. Painting headers?

    Jet Boats
    Anyone here running painted headers? I know in automotive apps, the paint just burns off even if its "high heat" paint. What about on water cooled headers? (silver would be my choice). What about a hi heat clear coat? Anyone running them painted and DRY? If it looks like shit or dont...
  10. Painting Cavation Plate

    V-Drives
    Thinking of painting the cavation plate on the flat bottom, has anyone any luck with paint, anything special that needs to be done to paint it?
  11. Boat name painting?

    PB Open Water
    Where/Who do u guys recommend to paint a name on the back of my boat in So-Cal (Im in Thousand Oaks btw)? Not looking for anything too complex. Thanks, Mike
  12. Painting a boat

    PB Open Water
    Anyone know a good place to get a boat painted in Lake Havasu or Los Angeles. Thank you for your help.
  13. Painting the Bilge

    Jet Boats
    What are you guys using? Do you or should the intake housing be removed?
  14. boat name painting in havasu

    PB Open Water
    Who paints boat names and AZ numbers in Havasu ?
  15. painting acrylic question

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I've posted this question in the jetboat section, but figured I may as well post here as well. Any of you ever painted an acrylic splash guard? My Wife and I got a nice splash guard with the Crusader Tunnel we bought. It's in good shape, fits perfect, no cracks, etc. But regrettably it's brown...
  16. Painting a pump....

    Jet Boats
    My Wife and I always wanted to our pump to matched our boat's colors. Black is cool, as is white. But seeing some of you guys' pumps on here (and at the lake) that are painted to match the color scheme of your boat got us hooked. So I set about doing it. Pain in the arse! Had all the components...
  17. painting the turd

    Jet Boats
    so i think im going to spray paint my boat. just so it dosent look like shit for a while till i can go compleatly thought it. what do you guys think??:asshat: im just trying to get in the water for the summer and come meet some of you guys on the river.
  18. Painting boat without spraying advise

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Im doing all of the work my self. I am not going to have it sprayed. Recommendations on painting to get the best wet look Roll and tip?? Brush with fine badger hair? Penetrol/adatives? Any and all advise will be much appreciated.
  19. Painting my boat motor - Suggestions??

    PB Open Water
    Well, I am thinking of painting my motor to match my boat. Does anyone have their motor painted/ powder coated? Can you post some pics? Can't decide what I want to powder coat and don't want to powder coat. I am thinking of going with a Candy Green to match the green on the boat. Right now I...
  20. Flowing and painting floors

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I would like to paint the floors of my Campbell, but before I do I want to put a coat of resin over the old glasswork to fill and smooth the surface. I have easy access to poly resin, but the hardener has wax added. Do I need to sand the surface of the old glass to prepare for the resin? Should...
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