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      The future of the JD Forum   07/31/18

      Thank you all for your participation on the JD Forums.  We have enjoyed answering your questions, providing project advice and technical assistance on this forum for a number of years. We believe that there are now better ways to provide this service for our customers and the community. With that in mind, we have made the difficult decision to discontinue the Jamestown Distributors Forum.   Our JD Tech Team is committed to being your trusted technical resource, and we encourage you to reach out via email, phone, social, product reviews, and to post questions using the Q & A 'Ask A Question' function on all product pages. Additional information can also be found on product page Technical Data Sheets (including detailed usage instructions and application data).   Thank You Jamestown Distributors 
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yohndp

Paint for running gear

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My 30 FT walkaround is docked in the Ashley  River in Charleston SC. I applied your JD Spartan bottom paint two years ago and it is still doing great with very little growth. The barnacles  and vegetation that does grow comes off with little effort on the fiberglass haul. The running gear,trim tabs and anything else metal ,was painted at the same time, is totally opposite. What should I be doing differently to stop the growth.

Thank you,

Dale   

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Keeping growth off metal running gear like trim tabs is a real challenge.  I've found that if you sand down to clean metal and put a couple coats of barrier coat primer like Totalboat Total Protect, then a couple coats of antifouling paint, that combination works the best.  

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