Restoring 37 double cabin

Corrosion, Paint, Through Hulls, etc.
legendlc
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Restoring 37 double cabin

Postby legendlc » Sun May 27, 2018 6:10 pm

So I finally after waiting for 1 year and 11 days purchased a 37 double cabin. It was in the process of a update/refit when the previous owner passed and it has been sitting on the hard for 8 years plus. It had a new paint job in 2006 and the documents from the owners has a fairly expensive imron paint job receipt from 2006. I am thinking that imron was used only on the hull and the top deck and structure was not painted with Imron. I hit the Imron with a little bleach and soap combo and it looks like it was just sprayed yesterday. ....the top on the other hand is not so lucky. I have lichen growth all over the flybridge floor the aft cabin floor and the foredeck as well as the walkways. I used my bleach and soap combo in a garden sprayer with a scrub brush. It worked okay but was wondering if anyone had any tips.
1978 37 Double Cabin
Lake Cumberland KY

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Re: Restoring 37 double cabin

Postby tundrarules » Sun May 27, 2018 6:38 pm

Star-brite Black Streak Remover is some great stuff. I use it every time I wash my deck.

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Re: Restoring 37 double cabin

Postby bill » Mon May 28, 2018 8:08 am

BigM
TSB and pine-sol in a bucket with water works and a stiff scrub brush for me. :)
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