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TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Topside Paint makes it easy to get a good-looking, low-sheen, corrosion-resistant topside finish on aluminum & galvanized metal boats used in fresh or saltwater. Unique polyurethane formula saves time because you don't need to prime first. It dries fast for a durable finish that resists chemical damage, scratching, peeling & fading.
Best of all, this low-odor, chromate-free paint cleans up easily with soap & water. It's perfect for aluminum duck boats, jon boats, bass boats, pontoon boats & canoes.
Available in Quarts and Gallons, in your choice of Army Green, Olive Drab, Earth Brown, Flat Dark Earth, Khaki, Black, White & Light Gray colors. Colors can even be combined to create a custom camouflage appearance.
|TB-0884-K||Flat Dark Earth||Quart|
|TB-0886-K||Flat Dark Earth||Gallon|
|Application Methods||Brush, Roller, Spray equipment|
|Thinner/Reducer||Water (up to 20% maximum)|
|Cleanup||Clean up with soap and water before product has cured|
|Number of Coats||2-3|
|Dry Time to Overcoat||1 hour @ 72°F|
|Recoat Without Sanding||Up to 12 hours after previous coat|
|Dry Time Before Use||48 hours minimum|
|Coverage (Quart)||80-100 sq ft|
|Coverage (Gallon)||320-400 sq ft|
|Technical Specifications||TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Paint|
|VOC Content||Less than 75 g/L|
|Storage||Store locked up. KEEP FROM FREEZING.|
It's no secret that it's hard to get paint to stick to aluminum. Success usually involves sanding, etching, and applying a toxic chromate primer.
With TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Paint, etching is optional and may improve adhesion, but what's most important is that this unique paint is designed to be applied directly to shiny, bare aluminum. It has an advanced, polyurethane formula that makes it bond strongly and durably without etching and priming first. It's also more environmentally friendly because it's chromate-free, with an extremely low VOC content and almost no odor.
The surface prep is actually fast and easy for bare aluminum in good condition—just clean thoroughly to remove any dirt, oil, grease or contaminants, then dry completely. If the bare aluminum has a dull, oxidized look, use 220-grit to sand until shiny, remove sanding residue, wipe with denatured alcohol or use TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Etch Wash as directed, and allow to dry completely before immediately applying TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Paint.
TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Paint Features
Please read the product safety data sheet and technical data sheet before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, eye protection, and face protection. Use personal protective equipment, as required. Wash hands thoroughly after handling.
Dispose of contents and container to an approved waste disposal plant. Dispose of contents and container in accordance with local, regional, national, and international regulations.
WARNING: These products contain chemicals including n-methylpyrrolidone, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm, and titanium dioxide, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
December 9, 2021
I used the product to prime aluminum mast prior to applying glass paint. I put on 3 coats and it covered and leveled nicely. Will have to wait to spring to see the finished product with top coat
October 19, 2021
The paint sets up well, using just a roller, other boat owners commented on the finish, that's a big deal with these guys.
October 16, 2021
Easy to use. Lays out smooth, you wouldn't know it was rolled on
September 13, 2021
Two coats covered my 14' Valco hull after sealing seams and rivets with Gluvit. Looking terrific. Leans up easily
August 30, 2021
Bought the topside paint and etching but paint is not sticking to aluminum boat
August 23, 2021
Two coats on an old aluminum fishing boat and it looks brand new
August 20, 2021
Not sure how the chemistry works but this stuff is amazing. It handles and works like a high quality latex house paint and cleans up with simple soap and water. After it dries really good for a few days its like powder coating. The finished product on aluminum is very durable and self leveling upon application. I rolled it on an aluminum boat with great results then decided to re-paint my aluminum clad pop up camper. Wow, it looks so professional. The sheen is a satin smooth wonder and the water resistance is so capable that I painted the previously waterproofed roof of the camper as well for a seamless monochromatic finish and appearance. EVERYONE askes at the camp sites what kind of pop up it is and who does the awesome subdued gray finish. So, in summation, this product is the real deal. Don't let the $100 bones a gallon deter you, its worth it.
August 20, 2021
Wish I could send a picture
August 8, 2021
Easy to use
July 29, 2021
I used Aluminum Boat Topside Paint on aluminum pool coping that was 35 years old. The white finished has worn away in parts and was down to bare aluminum metal. I researched into how to paint this type of finish and found this product. I called technical support and they were very helpful. After a light sanding, I applied multiple coats of the product with a brush. It adhered very well. The product does not cover with one application. It took 4 full coats and some area 5 coats to finish the job. It came out beautiful like new.
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