Floor- Epoxy or truck bed coating?

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Floor- Epoxy or truck bed coating?

Post by aeviaanah » 02 Oct 2011, 12:06

I have two options to coat the floor of my 12' aluminum boat. Looking to coat both plywood and aluminum. Which you think would hold up better? I already bought both so price isn't of meaning. 2 part Epoxy or truckbed coating? I plan on painting over with spray can of a different color.
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Floor- Epoxy or truck bed coating?

Post by Captain Ahab » 02 Oct 2011, 12:17

2 part epoxy

Why are you coating the metal?
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Floor- Epoxy or truck bed coating?

Post by aeviaanah » 02 Oct 2011, 12:31

Captain Ahab wrote:2 part epoxy

Why are you coating the metal?
Its got an old paint job....some of it is bare aluminum some is paint from manufacturer.
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Floor- Epoxy or truck bed coating?

Post by gouran01 » 02 Oct 2011, 12:46

i used the bedliner in mine and it works great, since you plan on painting it, i highly advise a way lighter color! The epoxy is likely not UV resistant and/or will degrade when you put the spray paint on it. I had a few issues with the truck bed liner when i spilled a lil fuel, but cleaned up easy and a quick spot application and it was back to as was.

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Floor- Epoxy or truck bed coating?

Post by aeviaanah » 02 Oct 2011, 13:26

gouran01 wrote:i used the bedliner in mine and it works great, since you plan on painting it, i highly advise a way lighter color! The epoxy is likely not UV resistant and/or will degrade when you put the spray paint on it. I had a few issues with the truck bed liner when i spilled a lil fuel, but cleaned up easy and a quick spot application and it was back to as was.
Isnt the truck bed coating black as well? I do plan on puttin a layer of spray paint of a different color. All i got is black and this stuff is like 200 dollars for 2 gal.
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