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Old 16 March 2011, 15:17   #21
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I have a feeling a herd of grazing limpets, contained within an electric fence would actually impede your hull performance more than the weed growth in the first place. Back to the drawing board Mr CR.
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Old 16 March 2011, 16:10   #22
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[QUOTE=martini;392635]GJ0KYZ on here has it and it's almost maintenence free./QUOTE]
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a quick powerwash once or twice a year and that's it
Reckon you should speak to Graham at GT Marine who does the coppercoat for Paul. He seemed to reckon it was a bit of a PITA and certainly not just a question of a quick powerwash
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you should speak to Graham at GT Marine who does the coppercoat for Paul. He seemed to reckon it was a bit of a PITA and certainly not just a question of a quick powerwash
South Pier Shipyard did Pauls coppercoat and I watched him clean his hull in about 10 mins

And I spoke to Graham about it the other day, he said it's well worth doing
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And I spoke to Graham about it the other day, he said it's well worth doing
Ok, well the one thing I remember him saying is that every year the copper needs to be "agitated" in order to retain protection, and that that wasn't a particularly enjoyable job.
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Old 17 March 2011, 04:23   #25
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Ok, well the one thing I remember him saying is that every year the copper needs to be "agitated" in order to retain protection, and that that wasn't a particularly enjoyable job.
So what you have to talk to it about absolute zero without mentioning Bose Einstein Condensates? That seemed to get you pretty agitated.
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So what you have to talk to it about absolute zero without mentioning Bose Einstein Condensates? That seemed to get you pretty agitated.
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I have a feeling a herd of grazing limpets, contained within an electric fence would actually impede your hull performance more than the weed growth in the first place. Back to the drawing board Mr CR.
But what if they are trained to retreat to a little box with a remote control sliding lid that also triggers the theme from Moonraker to be played? Then it would be ok.
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Ok, well the one thing I remember him saying is that every year the copper needs to be "agitated" in order to retain protection, and that that wasn't a particularly enjoyable job.
Coppercoat is a binary product, done well it is brilliant and lasts for years giving great antifouling properties with minimum upkeep. Done less than well and it is worse than useless. Preparation preparation preparation!
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Coppercoat is a binary product, done well it is brilliant
A bit like Fish & Chips then?
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A bit like Fish & Chips then?
I see we are on the same wavelength, must be time for my dried frog pill.
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