TotalBoat TotalGold Gold Metallic Paint Pint Size
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TotalBoat TotalGold Paint

TotalBoat TotalGold is a 1 part oil alkyd-based paint that boasts a brilliant metallic finish similar in appearance to gold leaf gilding. An excellent and economical alternative to prohibitively expensive real gold, TotalGold is ideal for boat lettering, painting cove stripes, signage, and decorative detail work.

TotalGold demonstrates superior UV and color stability in extensive testing, making it well suited for both indoor and outdoor applications. Apply by brush, roller, or spray on properly prepared fiberglass, brick, wood, aluminum, steel, and previously painted surfaces.

Bonus: Whether you choose pint or quart size, each order includes 2 stir sticks, 2 paint pots, and a pair of latex gloves.

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Compare TotalGold to Sheffield Super Bright or any other gold enamel. In controlled chamber testing, TotalGold was continuously exposed to 12 hours of intense UV light, followed by 12 hrs of 100% humidity. Testing ran for over 3,000 hours!

These demanding test conditions are intended to exceed real world durability requirements. At 3,000 hours of non-stop testing, TotalGold continued to show great color and UV stability with zero tarnishing.

Apply TotalGold over fiberglass, gelcoat, previously painted surfaces, primed steel, and wood. Do not use on aluminum without an etching primer such as TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Etch Wash followed by TotalBoat 2-Part Epoxy Primer.

TotalGold has a classic golden appearance, perhaps slightly more yellow than similar paints. All paints of this type have metal flakes that impact appearance. Applying two or three coats minimizes the appearance of streaking so common to gold paints.

Features:

  • Creates a brilliant metallic finish similar in appearance to golf leaf gilding.
  • A great choice for boat lettering, signage, and painting cove stripes.
  • Suitable for both interior and exterior use.
  • Easy to apply by brush, roller, or spray.
  • Brush or roll on right out of the can at temperatures between 50°F and 90°F.
  • Compare to Sheffield Super Bright Gold Paint.

Priming, Thinning, Cleanup, and Coverage Information

  • Thinner (Brush/Roller Application): If needed, thin 5-10% with TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100
  • Thinner (Spray Application): TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100; thinning percentage varies by sprayer type and conditions, typically from 5-20%
  • Primer (Fiberglass): TotalBoat Topside Primer
  • Primer (Steel): TotalBoat 2-Part Epoxy Primer
  • Etch Wash & Primer (Aluminum): TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Etch Wash and TotalBoat 2-Part Epoxy Primer
  • Cleanup: TotalBoat Special Brushing Thinner 100 or TotalBoat Dewaxer & Surface Prep
  • Coverage: 40-50 sq. ft. per pint @ 2 mils dry film thickness; 80-100 sq. ft. per quart @ 2 mils dry film thickness

 

Components  One 
Application Method  Apply by brush, roller, or spray 
Application Temperature  50 to 90 Degrees F 
Application Humidity  0 to 90% 
Number of Coats  1 to 2 
Film Thickness (per Coat)  1-2 mils dry (3 mils wet) 
Dry Time ''To Touch''  1-1/2 hours @ 90°F, 3 hours @ 70°F, 6 hours @ 50°F 
Dry Time ''To Overcoat''  8 hours @ 90°F, 12 hours @ 70°F, 16 hours @ 50°F 
Vehicle Type  Medium-Oil Alkyd 
Finish Appearance  Satin (35-40°F) 
Solids (+/- 2%)  49.80% by Weight, 35% by Volume 
VOC Content  <524 g/L 
Flash Point  104°F 
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including ethylbenzene and cumene, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, and n-methylpyrrolidone, which is known to the State of California to cause developmental toxicity. For more information, go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

BRAND: TotalBoat
Type: Gold Metallic Paint
4.6 9

I would buy this again

4

I used this gold paint to paint the trim around my front door. I mixed the paint and didn't have any lumps. It seems thin in cold temp but thicker in warm temp. I applied three coats with sanding in between. I sanded the last coat which dulled the gold but I wanted to polyurethane over it to protect the finish. Over all I'm happy with the outcome. If I had to do it over I would not have sanded the last coat.

Big John

Ct

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Good looking product

4

Used this to paint cove stripe on boat. Paint applied easily. Kept the paint stirred throughout and applied three coats. Paint covered nicely and final effect looks good. Scuff Sanded between coats with scotchbrite pad. Had no problems using the paint. The color and brightness looks good. Did not give it five stars only because I don't know how it will hold up yet.

Downeast Sailor

Maine coast

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Cover With Captains!

5

I love this stuff for boot topping stripes. I have used it on several boats, including the Ranger 22 that I am restoring now. I thought I read somewhere that it could be coated with a coat of varnish. So I laid down a coat of Total Gold, sanded, another coat, sanded, a THIRD coat of Total Gold.. So after that had dried it still had that flat finish, so I grabbed the Captain's Varnish and gave it a quick coat. WOW! That's all I can say. Do it.... I'll keep you posted on how it tolerates the funk/slime that collects on Lake Norman, NC, but for the moment it is just WOW.

Tom

Lake Norman, NC.

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Needs more gold--- won't cover in one coat as is

3

Although it is nice to have a one part gold paint to repaint the boat name, I found that this paint could use more gold flakes. I stirred it for a long time because when I first opened the can, the gold was a big lump on the bottom. I then tried it on a test surface and it appeared to flow well and level beautifully, however each brush stroke showed when looked at from another angle, because there was insufficient gold in the amount of carrier/solvent. A week or so later when I actually painted the boat name, I again stirred for a REALLY long time. The gold had again collected on the bottom, but not as solidly as before. Still, I could see that it might not cover in one coat because I could see the way the gold floated in the carrier. This time, I used a larger brush size so that there would be fewer brush strokes to show. This was helpful, although one had to be very careful to stir the paint well *every time* the brush was dipped anew. For the job, I dispensed a small amount into a cup and because the day was quite warm, the solvent started to evaporate a bit and the letters covered better as I went on. The first letters painted needed touching up with a second coat in places, the letters painted later after some solvent evaporated came out much better. I cannot comment on the durability of the paint because this is the first time I have used it.From two feet away, the painted name looks great! It would have looked even better if I had been painting the name on with the boat on the hard instead of sitting in the dinghy tied alongside! ;-)12 inches away, you can see the problems one has with a slightly larger brush than desired at corners and points, but overall it came out well.

Astroiguana

Massachusetts

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Great product

5

Painted the Bronze Portlights on our 45 year old classic trawler. Looks great....as nice as the Gold Awlgrip that I used on them 18 years ago!

Capt Dave

Ft Myers, Fl

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IF YOU WANT A TRUE GOLD LOOK USE THIS

5

THIS IS THE ONLY PAINT I WILL USE ON MY GATE, MY LETTERING OR ANYTHING ELSE I HAVE THAT I USE GOLD ON. IT IS IMPERVIOUS TO OUR WEATHER HERE IN FLORIDA AND ONLY REQUIRES A TOUCH UP EVERY TWO YEARS.

dAN

NORTH FLORIDA

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Great product

5

I use the total gold for lettering routed name boards. Compared to the other options available this product works great and the color is better than most. I have found that most gold I have used in the past really needs a quality clear coat for salty environment. I did clear coat Total Gold for that reason.

Brett, Omni Signs Inc

Bayou La Batre, Alabama

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Love it, will buy it again.....and again!

5

Used it around the house on many differents things...all came out exceptional!

RJ

Ashland, OH

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As good as gold leaf

5

Great value. Real gold leaf is way too expensive. Total Gold looks awfully good, and its almost impossible to distinguish from the real thing once you varnish over it. One thing I didn't skimp on was the brush; use a good fine quality brush and you'll be very pleased with the results.

Al

Houston, TX

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TotalGold Gold Metallic Paint

4.69

100.0

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