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Does anyone have any experience with painting polyethelyene kayaks? I'd like to find out what needs to be done to do it properl

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  • Does anyone have any experience with painting polyethelyene kayaks? I'd like to find out what needs to be done to do it properl

    Does anyone have any experience with painting polyethelyene kayaks? I'd like to find out what needs to be done to do it properly.

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    Sorry Yoda, you cannot successfully 'paint' polyethylene. You can paint it but the problem is you can not get a bond.
    If you are trying to camo it - I use a netting on dark green polyethlene canoe. Also tried various types of camo decals they stuck for awhile...

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      To charlie elk: Can you "rough" it up with sand-paper to get a "bond"?

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        BigO,
        Experimented with that on a scrap piece, still did not bond and looked like heck.
        Later,
        Charlie

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        • #5
          Thanks charlie. By the way nice bird/buck pics.

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            Thanks Big O.

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