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by SolarKid
Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:36 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Sandblasting small aluminum parts
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Re: Sandblasting small aluminum parts

Had some complications with Photobucket but lets give this a shot. I made sure that the link was unsecured and "public". http://s1214.photobucket.com/user/solarkid1a/library/Pontoon%20Project%201?sort=3&page=1 You might have to cut-n-paste the link into your url. Welder, I would have never thought o...
by SolarKid
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Sandblasting small aluminum parts
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Re: Sandblasting small aluminum parts

Hi Kevin My apologies. I was in a rush because my wife was nagging me. I am a long time Aluminum Alloy boat "lurker". I don't post very often but I frequently lurk in the background reading posts and learning. My hobby is fixing up old boats which are usually but not always aluminum (generally short...
by SolarKid
Fri Jun 02, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Sandblasting small aluminum parts
Replies: 6
Views: 1036

Sandblasting small aluminum parts

I have a few aluminum pontoon parts that have signs of crevice corrosion. My friend who owes me a favor will sand blast the parts for free. Once sand blasted, will I need to do anything else? I do not plan to paint the parts afterwards and do not mind the rough finish that the sand blasting will lea...
by SolarKid
Thu Oct 30, 2014 1:01 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Is this fixable and what should it cost
Replies: 31
Views: 2443

Re: Is this fixable and what should it cost

Just out of curiosity, who is your boat insurance company?
by SolarKid
Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:50 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Bitumen Tar on the inside of an aluminum boat?
Replies: 3
Views: 872

Bitumen Tar on the inside of an aluminum boat?

I stumbled across this video on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PX4xXTCxDSs Does anyone out there have any experience with this stuff on the inside of an aluminum boat? 1. How does it hold up to prolonged salt water exposure? 2. Does it peal up or bubble like some of the "bedliners" if the ...
by SolarKid
Thu Oct 30, 2014 12:32 am
Forum: Alloy Boat Forum
Topic: Mill Scale on 1982 Bayrunner by Westcoaster
Replies: 20
Views: 1797

Re: Mill Scale on 1982 Bayrunner by Westcoaster

I just went to the Sharkhide Website: http://www.sharkhide.com/acinfo.html and pulled up the MSDS for their acid treatment. It was a concentrated mix of hydroflouric acid and sulfuric acid. When I used it, it seemed to work well. The directions were to place it in a plastic spray bottle and dilute w...