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Postby bayouboy » Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:20 am

I camocladded my aluminum boat and it has tears from hunting in thick stuff. Before that i had spray painted it and it scratches off too. My question is has anyone rhino lined a boat? I think doing the inside of a boat would be good at the least.
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Postby dhudson29 » Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:02 pm

do not rhino line your boat. You are wasting your money and it doesn't work very well. The only benifit that I found was it deadened the sound. When it gets wet it is slippery. My suggestion would be hydroturf.
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Postby bayouboy » Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:19 pm

What about the outside of the boat?
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Postby CamoQuackAddict » Tue Jan 23, 2007 5:54 pm

I haven't done it, thought about doing the bottom of the boat, but my only concern is how heavy it is. it may be a real weight addition to your boat.

another thought i had - you could get it in tan or hunter green and spraypaint camo on top of that - it would be pretty cool.
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Postby goose_boy » Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:48 pm

Wouldn't do it. It will be textured somewhat which will slow your boat, and make it harder to slide over things. The added weight will slow you down too. If you really want a tough paint job, go talk to a local body shop. Have them spray it with an epoxy, like PPG DP40. When cured that stuff will be bulletproof, and it has amazing adhesion to a properly prepped surface.
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Postby blindretrieve » Tue Jan 23, 2007 9:15 pm

I have the inside done and love it! They can adjust the texture to your liking. I know of numerous people that have done the bottom for fishing over oyster beds. It works fine just get them to paint it smooth with no texture.
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I had it done

Postby SGM-DKHNTR » Wed Jan 24, 2007 10:00 am

I did it last year to my entire 17 Ft boat, inside and out (except the bottom). I like it alot.

It wasn't Rhino. It was another product but I don't recall the name.

It cleans up easier, it doesn't scratch easily, it's not slippery when wet and it just down right looks better. I had them do it in OD Green and I came along with the spray paint and stencils. Came out nice.

The down side is it cost me about 900 bucks. OUCH!

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Postby BLACKHEAD » Wed Jan 24, 2007 11:27 am

A guy I know srays trucks. He has srayed alot of aluminum boats tan(inside) with some stuff simalar to line-x. It is alot better than the rino stuff. It looks good and holds up good and does not ad alot of weight. I had my privateer done, but because it is a fiberglass boat it is trying to come up in some spots. You should no problem with a aluminum boat.
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