TotalBoat Spartan High Copper Ablative Bottom Paint Quart Size
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TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint

TotalBoat Spartan is a multi-season antifouling bottom paint that provides excellent protection in both salt & fresh water. The constant exposure of new paint film to the water continuously releases biocides that protect the hull against barnacles, algae & hydroids.

Spartan's ablative copolymer base contains 45% copper and renders a smooth finish with a high level of durability and abrasion resistance. For universal application over all types of properly prepared bottom paints (except aluminum). For use on fast fiberglass boats, as well as wood and steel hulls.

Available in Blue and Black, in quart and gallon sizes; Red and Teal in gallons only.

Buy a Gallon and get a free roller & metal tray kit, paint suit, abrasive pad, 1 pair latex gloves, & 2 wooden stir sticks.

Buy a Quart and receive a pair of latex gloves, abrasive pad, & a 10" stir stick.

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  • HIGH COPPER CONTENT: 45% Cuprous Oxide
  • COVERAGE: 400 square feet/gallon
  • USE: High Foul Conditions, Multi-Season all waters
  • COMPARE TO: Interlux Micron CSC, Pettit Horizons, SeaHawk Cukote

 


SURFACE PREPARATION: Surface must always be clean, dry and properly prepared prior to painting. Failure to do so will lead to eventually blistering and/or peeling. All sanded surfaces must be wiped clean with a dewaxer to remove sanding residue.

GENERAL APPLICATION: For use on boats below the true waterline. Can be brushed or rolled on fiberglass, wood, steel and previously painted surfaces per application system below. Do not use on aluminum. Apply at least two coats for best performance as the life of the paint is proportional to the number of coats applied. Mix thoroughly and stir continuously while using.

Thinning  TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100 
Cleanup  TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100 or TotalBoat Dewaxer & Surface Prep 
Primer (Bare Fiberglass and Steel)  TotalBoat TotalProtect Epoxy Primer & barrier coat 
Surface Prep Wipe - Bare Fiberglass and Steel  TotalBoat Dewaxer & Surface Prep 
Surface Prep Wipe - Bare Wood and Previously Painted Surfaces  TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100 
Below Water Line (yes/no): Yes
BRAND: TotalBoat
Number Of Parts: One Part
Type: Copper AF Paint
4.4 8

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TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint
 
4.4

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Even paint distribution (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid do-it-yourselfer (5), Casual do-it-yourselfer (3)

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5.0

Good quality paint that goes on well.

By WolfmanBob

from Morehead City NC

About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Covers well
  • Easy to apply
  • Even Paint Distribution
  • Inexpensive

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

      This seems to be a good product that is easy to apply and covers well. Time will tell how well it resists growth.

       
      4.0

      easy to apply, good coverage

      By Bill

      from Esswx MA

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Pros

      • Even Paint Distribution

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

          great coverage, easy to apply

           
          5.0

          excellent product easy to apply.

          By richard

          from ellicott city MD

          About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

          Pros

          • Easy To Clean
          • Even Paint Distribution

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Areas
            • Small Areas

            Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

            product poured readily with little mixing solvents kept the copper blended with the paint without a thick deposit of copper on the bottom of the can like many other ablative anti-fouling products.

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            2015 Full Season Review

            By Grae

            from New Jersey

            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

            Pros

            • Easy To Clean
            • Even Paint Distribution

            Cons

            • Messy

            Best Uses

            • Large Areas

            Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

            In previous season I have used a high copper (70%) competitor due to high barnacle growth and weed fouling in my mooring location (Navesink river, NJ). This season was going to be short for me due to various familial engagements so I though I'd try 'Spartan' as it is considerably cheaper and if it didn't work I haven't lost too much.

            Application was easy, although paint is quite runny so could be messy although the flipside to that is it made it easy to get a good stir going to agitate the active ingredients.

            One Gallon (black) covered two coats for me - (24' lwl, fin keel 5' draft)

            During the season I found no issues with barnacles or weed but slime build up was quite high - easy enough to brush off.

            On pulling 'Destiny' for the winter I could see the full results, the hull and keel were all still clear of barnacles and weed except for the last 6" of the keel where I settle in the mud at low tide, the abrasion here must have rubbed the paint off and I did have a fair number of barnacles so I think it safe to say the evidence shows the paint worked!

            Will I be using it for the 2016 season? - absolutely!

            **** Fours stars only because of the slime but otherwise would have been 5*

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            First impressions: Mixed easy, rolled out smooth, rich sheen.

            By The Integritys

            from Tacoma, WA

            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

            Pros

            • Mixed Easy
            • Smooth Rollout

            Cons

            • Time Will Tell

            Best Uses

              Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

              Two of the first three gallons we ordered were so damaged in shipping they never arrived, but we liked the real person at Jamestown who called us and handled our order and the we liked how the first gallon rolled out. So we reordered two gallons and waited a week and they arrived in good order, along with two more "pillsbury doughboy" white Tyvek suits, rollers and trays. The three gallons gave our Fastnet 45 two coats. It looks great now, but we're interested in how it lasts and how it works over time.
              Nice people, personal attention to detail, good prices. Thumbs up!

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              TotalBoat Spartan Bottom Paint

              By John W

              from Chesapeake, VA

              About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Color Was Consistent
              • Coverage Was Good
              • Even Paint Distribution
              • Free Accessories Included
              • Paint Was Easy To Mix

              Cons

              • Packaging Was Ok
              • Shipping Was Free

              Best Uses

                Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

                The shipping carrier was pretty rough in handling the gallon paint can, and could have caused a problem if the gallon container broke. The lid was sealed and no issue, but the bottom of the can was dented and deformed by the carrier's rough handling.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint

                By Tadpole

                from Ferndale, WA

                About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

                Fast shipping with EVERYTHING you need for the job. Paint, tray, gloves, stir sticks, roller and handle, news paper. GREAT IDEA!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                spartan bottom paint results

                By matt

                from new england

                About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

                Pros

                • A Two Season Paint
                • Easy to apply
                • Ergonomic Grip
                • Even Paint Distribution
                • Minimal Growth

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Any Full Season Boat

                  Comments about TotalBoat Spartan High-Copper Ablative Bottom Paint:

                  two season paint says it all.

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