Bottom Paint

by Glenn Dotson
(Lake Kiowa Texas)

Hi- I am not sure what type of paint to use.

I have a 66 Chris Craft 18 Super Sport wood Boat it has the copper or bronze paint on the bottom as per factory.

It is time to repaint, what type do you think is best?

The Boat is used rarely on a summer basis
in fresh water lake and is on a trailer when not being used.

Thanks Glenn

Comments for Bottom Paint

Click here to add your own comments

Mar 19, 2012
Copper Paint
by: Mike

There is a great comment by Al, on Daniel Gromek’s woodboat underside paint question that more or less says it all.

The only thing I can add is to check out what the rules are about using Copper paints on Lake Kiowa.

I’ll refrain from commenting on bully boy legislators attacking soft targets, suffice to say best to keep out of trouble by using something that doesn’t look like copper.

Mar 18, 2012
by: charles gatchell


Click here to add your own comments

Return to Your Questions and Answers.

While the original system worked quite well as a one-off post, it didn’t allow for updating or posting new photographs etc.

That is why I have introduced the new Your Pages.

This is new ‘Community’ platform is for 2018.

It is designed to put you in control of your content, make it easier to for you to tell us about your Wooden Boat, upload photos etc. and most of all post updates as and when you wish to.

There is also a forum where you can ask any questions you may have about Wooden Boats and join in the conversations.
So, please come on over and join our community of likeminded Wooden Boaters.