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tony

sealing fiberglass pontoons for boat lift

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would any one have an idea of how to seal fiberglass pontoons for my boat lift? I saw 

Marine-Tex Gluvit Epoxy Water Sealer and was thinking this might work.

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I'd suggest 3 to 5 coats of Interlux InterProtect 2000E  Epoxy primer.  This is a good barrier coat for fiberglass.  You would then paint with an anti-fowling paint.  Be sure to follow the instructions on the can of Interprotect.  There is an induction time waiting period before painting and also a time period between coats and when applying bottom paint.

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Thanks for the reply Rick, only question I have is how the anti fowling paint will hold up to UV ? The top of this pontoon is out of the water most of the time and the air leak is on the top along the each side of the seam.

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If you have a leak, you would want to seal the leak with epoxy resin first, then sand, prime and paint.  If it's above the waterline, then you could use topside paint on that part.  The part that is in the water most of the time would be an anti fowling paint.  If it never stays in the water you could use topside paint on all of it.

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