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by CatfishHunter
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint
Replies: 20
Views: 1242

Re: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint

could have been the acetone but never really had an issue with it before, but i have been rushing this last month or two to get on the water before this winters fishing season ends... I chalk it off to be a lesson learned and be sure to take my time and follow the instructions exactly when i get tim...
by CatfishHunter
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 308
Views: 40143

Re: XF 20 Build

I got the Mercury 60 Seapro Big Tiller Big Foot mounted this afternoon. should be a perfect fit for the boat. i'm having some paint peeling off the boat in a few spots but i'd rather ignore that right now lol :doh: :lol:
by CatfishHunter
Wed Feb 12, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint
Replies: 20
Views: 1242

Re: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint

everything was sanded with 180 then washed with water and wiped with acetone... :doh:
by CatfishHunter
Wed Feb 12, 2020 11:09 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint
Replies: 20
Views: 1242

Re: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint

the only thing i could think that might of contaminated anything would be pollen in the air or possibly washing my brushes out in mineral spirits between coats, but i let the paint cure then sanded and cleaned between each coat??? I've never used totalboat products and only did because of all the gr...
by CatfishHunter
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:52 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint
Replies: 20
Views: 1242

Re: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint

yes thats the plan, sand the bad areas clean them up then fish the rest of the month. i'm with you jeff i think the power washer would make quick work of a bad situation.
by CatfishHunter
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint
Replies: 20
Views: 1242

Re: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint

yes the primer is hard as nails, paint is soft like an oil based paint. it's a bummer either way. now to get it all off now or later????
by CatfishHunter
Wed Feb 12, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Resins, Fiberglass and Paint
Topic: Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint
Replies: 20
Views: 1242

Paint Falling Off XF20 System Three Primer Totalboat Topside Paint

I just got through reading a few posts about a similar issue last week, i go to put on my decals today and notice the paint seemed somewhat loose. ignoring it i put on the decal and the entire area instantly bubbled and peeled off. upon further inspection there are several spots on the boat that are...
by CatfishHunter
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:26 am
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 308
Views: 40143

Re: XF 20 Build

This should give it a little more go, Mercury 60 Big Tiller SeaPro Command Thrust...
by CatfishHunter
Sun Feb 09, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 308
Views: 40143

Re: XF 20 Build

Second trip on the water this time i had a Powertech Stainless cupped prop and 4 people total in the boat. We went out at lunch and got enough fish for dinner. The motor with the prop will get 18 knts max. It still blows out on hard turns and needs some more power. i'll be going NEW motor shopping t...
by CatfishHunter
Tue Feb 04, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Power Boats
Topic: XF 20 Build
Replies: 308
Views: 40143

Re: XF 20 Build

definitely not a jack lol you won't see one of those in my fish box... :lol: I'm 95% sure it was a pompano the only reason i said a permit was the color and size and my uncle john saying it was lol. but i caught 2 pomps the week before that had completely different colors that were 100% both pomps...