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What is the best way to remove old Cetol finish prior to redoing Harvey’s teak?

Sea Rover
Can anyone help Gerold with pictures and details about finishing the "Sea Rover" that he is building.

 

Fred restoring a 1947, 6 meter, wood sailboat and would appreciate any suggestions about painting her bottom.

Should bottom paint be applied as close to launch date as possible or can it be applied at any time?

Jim wants to know what kind or brand of Boat Registration Number will best accept regular varnishing?

Kurt wants to know if anyone has had any experience with using exterior, latex paint on a trailered boat?

Doug has a finishing problem on his 1990 Sea Ray Express.

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deck varnish

Should I varnish the deck before I apply the caulk, or apply the caulk, sand, then apply varnish?


sleth

What can Jim do to hide this spot that looks like a patch?


1949 Ed monk 43ft motor yacht.

Rick would like a ball park figure on what it might cost to paint his 1949 Ed monk 43ft motor yacht.



Any info on hardware for older classic Stephens motor yachts would be appreciated.

Jim has a couple of 'Touch-Up' questions on his Wagemaker Wolverine.

Carolyn has a problem with mildew on the wooden seats of her sailboat that had been treated with Cetol.

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1958 Sea BabeBarb would appreciate advice on painting her 1958 Sea Babe, "Lady Like Me" and would especially like to find other Sea Babe owners.


Shane wants to know if it is possible to re-veneer the outside of his boat.


What stain did they used on the back deck and cabin of a 1980 32ft. Marinette Express?


Dave wants some advice about painting the interior of the Dudley Dix ‘Cape Henry 21’ he is building.

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Greg wants advice on painting an old row boat but there are no local paint stores that carry marine paint.



What paint and or preservative should Fred use above and below the waterline and in the bilge on his 18ft lapstrake launch?


Jerri wants to know the stock name and supplier for Gold paint for a Fairliner.

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