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Boat Paint Thinner

Showing off the beauty of your boat is one of the fun aspects of being a boat owner. The paint job on your vessel is one of the largest eye-catching aspects of the craft, but it could also be the biggest eye sore if not properly applied or maintained. It’s important that this be a job-well-done to not only preserve the showroom quality of your boat, but to protect her from the elements. Wholesale Marine carries a wide variety of boat paint thinners by such trusted brands as Interlux, Pettit, and Aquaguard.

What it is Good For?

The viscosity of marine paint is crucial. If it’s too thick, then the paint won’t brush or roll evenly. If it’s too thin, the paint will become watery, with potential to dry wrong and need a do-over. To facilitate that perfect consistency, paint thinner can be added to your marine paint. There are different types of boat paint thinner, with variations specified for warmer climates, cooler climates, and type of application. The Pettit 121 Paint Spraying Thinner comes in a convenient quart size and is a general purpose thinner, perfect for enhancing your paint and helping with spray application. With this particular product, paint should be thinned about 10% to 20%. You can test for accuracy with a viscosity cup. This is just one of a variety of resources we have here to get your paint to the best consistency for your brushing or spraying application. We also have solvent washes which are a must-have for you boater tool box. These are great for reducing waxy build-up, degreasing parts, and cleaning up mold.

Wholesale Marine wants to be your one stop shop for boat paint thinners and solvents! We aim to have each one of our customers walk away satisfied with every aspect of their dealings, from price paid, to shipping speed, to product quality. We offer price match guarantees, shipping perks, and top-notch customer service. When you are ready to update your boat’s paint job or restore its original luster, we are here for you! Call us Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, EST, at (877) 388-2628.

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