aluminum boat painting

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by Hunterr, Feb 5, 2017.

  1. Hunterr
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    Hunterr Junior Member

    i made my aluminum boat and now wanna paint
    like below link boat.


    http://goo.gl/images/cCkk9M

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    is this painted with aluminum color? or oxidizing?

    how can i paint like that boat?

    give me the model name and work sequence. please
     
  2. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    That looks to be simply natural aluminum that was polished at some point. No paint, just some polish, possibly some wax and lots of elbow grease.
     
  3. ondarvr
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    ondarvr Senior Member

    Polish it until you like the shine and then use a product like Shark Hide on it.

    With no coating it will become dull very soon, the Shark Hide will need to be re-applied periodically, but it's not hard to do.
     

  4. Speedqueen
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    Speedqueen Junior Member

    If you polish it use simichrome, by far the best product I have found.
     
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