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Old 29 June 2015, 15:32   #11
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should use an airfed mask with a 2k etch nasty stuff doubt the op has one

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Old 29 June 2015, 18:06   #12
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Ok spot on, thanks, will have a shot at that

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Old 30 June 2015, 02:04   #13
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Ive had new props that came painted and old props that were painted (by professionals), without fail the paint would start comeing off after a few months.

Have a look at the boats on a dry stack and see if you can find any with painted props that are more than a few months old (the props that is), bet you cant find any that the paint isnt coming off.

If it irritates you then would recommend a shiny stainless prop.

If you find a solution or method that works let us all know. LOL ...

Good luck
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Old 02 July 2015, 02:20   #14
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That halfords black gloss also works on Merc cowls!

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