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Product Details

Sea Hawk Tuff Stuff is an extremely high-build two-part marine epoxy primer that dries fast, enabling application of a complete barrier system and bottom paint in just two days. Using microsheet silicate technology, millions of microscopic sheets overlap and build a 100% water barrier that protects the surface from moisture and water penetration.

Tuff Stuff is extremely effective for blister prevention on fiberglass, or as a bilge coating, because it is resistant to oil and water. As a universal primer, it can be used for corrosion protection on most metals below the waterline, and for priming any metal. Tuff Stuff creates an overlapping barrier to eliminate any direct path for water migration.

NOTE:Cannot be sold to California residents.

Tech Specs
Item # Size Color
SHK-1284GLKITGallonLight Gray
SHK-1284QTKITQuartLight Gray
Info & Guides

It can be applied at 10-15 mils dry film in one coat, using a brush, roller, airless or conventional spray. Fills deep scratches and gouges in a few coats and can be sanded within 8 hours to a smooth finish. Available in light gray and white.

Additional Features & Info

Technical Information

  • Use over blistered fiberglass as a repair coat, and over unblistered fiberglass as a barrier coat.
  • Protects metals from corrosion above and below the waterline, including: aluminum, bronze, stainless steel, cast iron and lead.
  • Excellent for priming props, shafts, keels, trim tabs, thru hulls and lower units
  • Highest build epoxy meaning fewer coats needed
  • Longer window between coats makes Tuff Stuff easy to use
  • Reduced labor and less haul out time

Reviews for Sea Hawk Tuff Stuff High-Build Epoxy Primer

4 of 4 Reviews

July 8, 2021

easy to apply barrier coat
By Nooch from Maryland

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I am very pleased with the way my boat turned out. I put this on the bottom of my 32' aluminum Marinette. 4 coats of white and grey. I would use this again and recommend this product to anyone looking to restore the bottom of their boat.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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April 29, 2020

Did a great job. Superior coverage
By psrien2 from Wareham, MA

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Used on trim tabs and engine brackets.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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March 25, 2019

Seems tuff enough
By Johnny H from Lake Michigan

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Product should definitely be put in a shaker before mixing. Pour the product through a strainer before combining products so you can use the strainer again for your next batch. There were quite a few small chunks typical in most paints. The only thing I wish it was better at would be filling in pinholes. It was difficult to squeeze into the pits and some would not fill. So skim over your pinholes before you start. I used it with biocop tf and would use it again. The marina staff said it's the best looking bottom job they've seen in years. Time will tell.

Bio cop
Tuff Stuff
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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November 29, 2017

Great stuff for repairing damaged tub surface
By Mike from Boo sboeo MD

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I used the product on an old tub, in this case, not a slow boat but a jetted tub. The bottom of the tub had scores of microfissures. While it was not leaking--yet--it was only a matter of time before it would. The three coats of product went on beautifully after careful prepping of the surface with 150 grit paper, Lime Away to dissolve scale, acetone to remove grease etc, and a tack rag to remove sanding dust. I followed this primer with three coats of Rustoleum Tub and tile paint. That was not nearly as tough or highbuild as the Tuff Stuff. If I had to do it again--perish the thought--I would use a high quality marine epoxy. So far, so good. I am very happy with the results.

Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend to a friend

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