Bottom Painting a Runabout

Discussion in 'Powerboats' started by Jesseleey, Oct 12, 2006.

  1. Jesseleey
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    Location: College Station, Texas

    Jesseleey Junior Member

    I've got a 1974 Glastron 16 ft on a trailer totally stripped and ready for paint.I need to do the bottom patching and sanding, which needs new bottom paint. Is this something I can attempt myself
    or is it worth having the local boatyard do it. How much should I expect to
    pay for such? If I do it myself, what's the best way to lift the boat away
    from the trailer? I'm in the Houston, texas area and primarily use the boat in
    lakes. I welcome any suggestions. Also if anyone knows where I can find the metal flake paint for the top portion of the boat, that would be helpful too. And any places I can get out of date parts, like a windshield, gauges, etc. Thanks,

    J. Young
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