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should I install new side planks, then paint the bottom

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allanguhl
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should I install new side planks, then paint the bottom

Post by allanguhl » Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:16 pm

I finished putting on a 5200 bottom and now I put one row of new side planks,should I finish planking the sides then paint the bottom or will it matter ?

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Re: should I install new side planks, then paint the bottom

Post by JimF » Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:59 pm

I usually paint the actual bottom while the boat is upside down and then roll the boat. I don't bother painting the chine plank until after the sides are stained and varnished. That way you do not have to worry about accidental drips on the paint.
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