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Ablative Bottom Paint

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      • Interlux Micron CSC Antifouling Bottom Paint
        List Price: $93.49
        Starting At: $75.99

        Interlux Micron CSC Ablative Bottom Paint Micron CSC multi-season ablative paint provides a controlled release of anti-fouling biocide at the surface that does not lose its effectiveness when the boat is hauled out of the water for extended periods of...

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      • Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote NT
        List Price: $51.28
        Starting At: $44.99

        Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote NT Antifouling Marine Paint Interlux Fiberglass Bottomkote NT is formulated using two resins to provide a durable, fast-drying antifouling paint. The product is universal, meaning that it provides the same benefits as both...

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      • Interlux ACT Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint
        List Price: $61.49
        Starting At: $47.49

        Interlux ACT Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint Interlux ACT Antifouling Paint Ablative provides excellent season-to-season protection. Its formula includes Interlux’ Ablative Technology to remove fouling, eliminate coating build-up and with it the...

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      • Interlux Trilux 33 Antifouling Boat Bottom Paint
        List Price: $104.99
        Starting At: $73.99

        Interlux Trilux 33 Antifouling Bottom Paint Interlux Trilux 33 Antifouling Bottom Paint is a tin-free antifouling paint that has been formulated to provide safe, yet-highly effective protection for aluminum boats, outdrives and outboards. It is also...

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      • Pettit Hydrocoat Ablative Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $95.99
        Starting At: $64.49

        Pettit Hydrocoat Waterbased Bottom Paint Pettit Hydrocoat is known as an advanced water-based ablative paint. Hydrocoat’s features and benefits include year-round protection, the formula is self-polishing, and cleanup is easy. Its ease of use...

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      • Interlux Micron Extra Ablative Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $106.56
        Starting At: $82.49

        Interlux Micron Extra w/ Biolux Ablative Antifouling Paint Interlux's Micron Extra offers superior protection against all types of fouling. Its long-lasting formula includes ingredients that support a controlled polishing rate and Biolux for...

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      • Aquagard Water-Based Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $52.99
        Starting At: $35.99

        Aquagard Water-Based Antifouling Paint This environmentally friendly antifouling paint (bottom paint) is specifically formulated to prevent barnacles, slime, algae, and other fouling organisms from attaching to your boat. Aquaguard antifouling paint is...

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      • Aquagard Bottom Gard Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $103.74
        Starting At: $64.49

        Aquagard Bottom Gard Antifoulng Paint Aquagard Bottom Gard is an ablative, anti-fouling bottom paint suited for fiberglass and wooden boats. It features a solvent-based ablative action to repel barnacles and other marine growth. At an extremely...

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      • Interlux Aqua One Ablative Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $51.66
        Starting At: $47.49

        Interlux Aqua One Ablative Antifouling Paint Interlux Aqua One is a water-based, cost-efficient ablative antifouling paint. This paint can easily be applied with a brush or roller and cleans up easily with soap and water.Aqua One's strong ablative...

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      • Interlux Micron 66 Antifouling Boat Bottom Paint
        List Price: $479.36
        Starting At: $316.49

        Interlux Micron 66 Antifouling Boat Bottom Paint The top rated Interlux Micron 66 is formulated to provide a level of anti-fouling protection not previously available in any paint. Micron 66 provides the best anti-fouling performance in the harshest...

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      • Interlux Micron CF Bottom Paint
        List Price: $356.34
        Starting At: $249.49

        Interlux Micron CF Bottom Paint Antifouling Copper-Free Paint with Econea Micron® CF features all the fantastic benefits of Micron technology-without copper. Micron CF is your multi season antifouling solution with its Biolux® Slime Blocking...

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      • List Price: $109.99
        Starting At: $87.99

        Interlux Nautical ProGuard Ablative Antifouling Paint Sold in gallons Interlux Nautical ProGuard Ablative is performance, value and reliability all in one. ProGuard Ablative is an all-purpose, low V.O.C. antifouling paint formulated to erode away with...

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      • Interlux Pacifica Plus Antifouling Marine Paint
        List Price: $282.62
        Starting At: $197.83

        Interlux Pacifica Plus Antifouling Marine Paint with Biolux Interlux Pacifica Plus is designed for those looking for a copper free antifouling. Pacifica Plus is a dual biocide antifouling that uses Biolux Slime Blocking Technology to combat slime and...

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      • Pettit Hydrocoat SR Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $125.75
        Starting At: $84.49

        Pettit Hydrocoat SR Antifouling Paint Hydrocoat SR takes water-based antifouling to a whole new level of performance. Pettit’s Clean Core Technology is combined with an organic algaecide to offer outstanding protection against hard and soft...

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      • Pettit Hydrocoat Eco Ablative Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $390.99
        Starting At: $261.99

        Pettit Hydrocoat Eco Ablative Antifouling Paint Easy application and cleanup with soap & water Water-based, copper-free, self-polishing ablative antifouling paint Co-polymer ablative technology eliminates sanding and paint...

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      • Pettit Horizons Ablative Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $281.52
        Starting At: $200.49

        Pettit Horizons Ablative Antifouling Paint Horizons Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint offers excellent protection from fouling along with all of the benefits of ablative antifouling. Economically priced, Horizons performs well in all conditions...

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      • Pettit Ultima SR-60 Ablative Antifouling Paint
        List Price: $431.49
        Starting At: $299.49

        Pettit Ultima SR-60 Ablative Antifouling Paint Pettit Ultima SR-60 delivers exceptional, multi-season, dual-biocide performance by combining the highest ablative copper load (60%) with slime resistant Irgarol. Its ablative surface wears away over time,...

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        Starting At: $250.99

        Pettit Ultima SR-40 Slime Resistant Ablative Dual Biocide Antifouling Marine Bottom Paint Pettit Ultima SR-40 is formulated to provide the best antifouling protection, along with ablative technology which allows for controlled wearing away of the paint...

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      • List Price: $337.83
        Starting At: $192.99

        Pettit Ultima Eco Ablative Antifouling Paint Ultima Eco combines the breakthrough, metal-free Econea biocide with a powerful slime fighting agent for dual-biocide, multi-season protection. This copper-free formula can be safely used on all substrates,...

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      • Pettit Odyssey HD Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint
        Starting At: $243.49

        Pettit Odyssey HD Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint Pettit Odyssey HD Bottom Paint is a multi-season antifouling paint that combines controlled polishing ablative technology with a high copper content. Odyssey HD provides a paint film strong enough to...

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      Bottom paint (anti-fouling paint) is a paint or coating designed to discourage weeds, barnacles, and other aquatic organisms from attaching themselves (and in the case of wooden boats, eating) to the underwater portion of your boat's hull. Bottom paints have traditionally accomplished this by including biocides, with the included copper being the most commonly used in today's formulas. In general, the more copper or other biocide a paint contains, the more effective, and costly it is.

      Ablative, or self-polishing, paint gradually wears away a tiny bit at a time to reveal fresh biocide as your boat moves through the water , in a fashion very similar to how soap wears down with usage. One advantage to this is that as long as paint remains on your hull, you know it's working to prevent growth. Another benefit is that as it's constantly wearing away, there's no buildup of old paint, which can be a pain to remove when the time comes. But ablative paints can be less effective if your boat remains idle for extended periods of time, which denies it that self-cleaning action provided by water movement. The flip-side to this self-cleaning feature is that ablatives aren't a good choice for fast-moving boats, which would accelerate the ablation process and cause rapid paint loss.