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Old     (liquidforce21i)      Join Date: May 2006       08-10-2007, 11:41 AM Reply   
Im looking to either paint or wrap my 2000 tige 21i. Any idea how much it would cost me or where I could find someone to do it?
Old     (entrustclothing)      Join Date: Jul 2005       08-10-2007, 11:45 AM Reply   
a full wrap will be about $2500-4000, its not cheap!
Old     (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-10-2007, 12:47 PM Reply   
Yea, and it will only last a few years. It isn't like paint where you can buff stuff out, when the vinyl tears or fades, it is there forever. I got my boat painted for $1600 in TN. Would have been cheaper, but I had to get the bottom blisters fixed from the PO.Upload
Old     (nvip9r)      Join Date: Feb 2004       08-10-2007, 4:17 PM Reply   
I've been wondering this too. With regards of painting the boat, who do you call to get ideas/prices? Do they use special paints? Are they gelcoated over after? thanks
Old     (malibuboarder75)      Join Date: Jan 2004       08-11-2007, 6:52 AM Reply   
Nick, the guy I took it to is in TN. He uses a paint that is $400/gallon. It is an awlgrip that supposedly can withstand a lot. He doesn't use gelcoat because he says that the chemical bond is not there. When boat builder build their boats, they have a chemical bond between the hull and the gel coat when everything is laid. With older boats, you dont get a chemical bond, everything is adhesion (sp?)


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