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I got a free tri-hull fiberglass boat about a week ago and I've been working on it every spare second I get! I sanded the snot out of it, removed all of the hardware, applied some bondo, sprayed some primer on it, and put some truck bed liner on the bottom. I'm all ready to paint but don't know what type of paint to use...I was going to roll on some exterior house paint, but the guy at Home Depot said that it would come right off, even after applying primer.

I'll post pictures when I get the chance.

Who has painted a fiberglass boat before? Should I rattle can the entire thing? Buy paint from a company who specializes in it? I want this thing to last, but I don't want to spend a fortune on paint that's going to have blind material over it anyway...some insight?
 

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You're better off just rolling some dead grass or tan on it.
Rattle can will take a while, the paint doesn't hide as well
 

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If spray painting it will work I'll go that route, I don't mind, I just don't want paint flaking off on her first hunt!
 

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Trust me, the camp paint that bass pro sells is on 4 of my fiberglass boats for, oh 10 years now?
As long as you wipe it down with mineral spirits it will adhere.
Spray paint flakes off too if the surface prep is poor.
 
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