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Old 17 December 2006, 21:41   #1
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Hi , please can any body tell me if its poss to paint tubes properly, not a quick fix ,I have a Pacific 22 with tatty tubes that could do with a tidy up , any advice would be apreciated very much , Thanks Jim
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Jimbo yes there are flexible paints designed for tubes, seen Orange, grey and black colours. They do work well and I have painted a couple of dive club inflatables with them. The reason the finish wasn't perfect was more down to the fact that it was a club boat and we used a 4" paint brush so the finish had bush marks. I have seen Gary at Messenger Marine spray tubes and the finish was superb.

Worth having a search on here for flexible paints etc.

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Jimbo, I recommend you paint them the same colour as the original tubes to prevent scuff marks showing the under colour.
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I have successfully painted a 5.4 searider in orange (tubes were dirty orange before). I got an almost perfect finish using a foam brush thingy.....
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