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Old 08-21-2019, 08:56 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by kawishiwi View Post
Hull paint for salt water is often designed to come off somewhat easily. It prevents barnacles from attaching for one reason.
It's called an "ablative" paint.

Some hull paints are so toxic, they are banned from salt water marinas. One paint type is banned everywhere—worldwide!

If it's flaking off with the described gentle cleaning, something's not right.
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