Trojan Sea Skiff Bimini Bottom Painting

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Osyn
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Trojan Sea Skiff Bimini Bottom Painting

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Hi Everyone. I have a 1967 Trojan that I am bottom painting back to it's original black color. It has been restored so my question is this. How do I go about getting the old paint off (or do I?) and fixing any imperfections to the hull of this boat? Also, many have told me I do not need to soak this plywood bottom for long. Is that true or are they wanting me to sink!! Thanks to all
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Re: Trojan Sea Skiff Bimini Bottom Painting

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Without knowing the paint condition its hard to say . If the paint is not real bad some light sanding and repaint it . If its bad then of course heavier sanding . redo caulking as needed . Soak time is hard to say it can vary boat to boat . Make sure batteries and pumps are good .
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