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BACK TO NATURE Marine Paint Remover

An environmentally safer alternative to caustic or methylene chloride paint removers, West Marine marine paint remover is formulated to remove up to five layers of marine antifouling, topside paints and varnishes in one application. The process is simplified by its blue color which turns white or light blue when paint is ready to be removed. Biodegradable, non-flammable, odor-free and it easily cleans up with water. As a paste, it clings to vertical surfaces and can be applied by brush, spray or roller.
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Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Marine Paint Remover, Quart 4506713 66132
In stock online.

$19.99

Marine Paint Remover, Gallon 10209260 661G1
In stock online.

$59.99

Marine Paint Remover, 32 oz. Spray 11212321 66332M
In stock online.

$13.99

Product Description

An environmentally safer alternative to caustic or methylene chloride paint removers, West Marine marine paint remover is formulated to remove up to five layers of marine antifouling, topside paints and varnishes in one application. The process is simplified by its blue color which turns white or light blue when paint is ready to be removed. Biodegradable, non-flammable, odor-free and it easily cleans up with water. As a paste, it clings to vertical surfaces and can be applied by brush, spray or roller.

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Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Quart
 
2.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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50%

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Pros

  • Easy to use (4)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (4)
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2.0

Doesn't work

By West Wind

from Santa Rosa

About Me Advanced

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Low odor

Cons

  • Difficult to Use
  • Doesn't Work Well
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

  • Outdoor
  • Small Project

Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Quart:

followed instructions to the T, and it didn't take off more than one coat at a time. it was very labour intensive 2 months of scrapping off the bottom paint of the hull of my Santana 22. sand blasting/soda blasting/some other blasting method would work a thousand times more efficiently, and not waste your time.

 
3.0

works but never agian

By tony320

from Lyn,ON,Canada

About Me Advanced

Pros

    Cons

    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor

    Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Quart:

    I have a 32 ft cruiser whitch had about 6 layers of antifouling in places. the stripper did remove about 3 coats per application, bought 4 gallons and have 1 left. After stripping there still requires alot of sanding.
    next time will bite the bullet andd soda blast it, it would have been cheaper and alot less labour intensive. But if labour is not an issue it does what it claims

    Service and delivery comments:

    All good no complaints

     
    1.0

    waste of money!

    By Denise

    from SE PA

    About Me Advanced

    Pros

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Quart:

        I was hoping for an easier way to get varnich drips and runs from the non skid gelcoat on a 30ft sailboat. I'm going to leave it on overnight and see if that works.

         
        1.0

        Sandpaper would of been cheaper

        By Kid Racer

        from Seattle Wa.

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy Cleanup No Odors

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

        • Outdoor

        Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Quart:

        Iwould not reccomend this product. It barely touched the clearcoat on my fiberglass hoodscoop. Didnt do anything to the basecoat. Hours of sanding are now needed. Waste of [$]

         
        3.0

        Pretty good stuff

        By Nobis

        from Alabama

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Does not burn skin
        • Easy to Use
        • No noxious odors

        Cons

        • Not as strong as some

        Best Uses

        • Removing paint

        Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Gallon:

        I use it to strip bottom paint. It's nice to be able to strip under the boat with out worrying about whether you get the product on you or not. Easy on the skin and nose. While on some of the thicker paint it may take two coats; it still beats the heck out of sanding. Note: Works best if you read and follow the instructions and stir it good before application. Three gallons will do a 23 foot sailboat....Not bad for a "Green" product.

         
        5.0

        Great Product

        By Peelin' [$]

        from St. Lucie, Florida

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Pros

        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Quart:

            Product well surpassed my expectations! I am skeptical of the so called "bio/eco friendly" cleaners, but this one works like a champ. Easy clean up, easy application. I did need to do a secong coat on the water line but thats to be expected. Would definetly recommend in the future.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Works great and easy clean-up!

            By MattR

            from Charleston SC

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Outdoor

              Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Quart:

              I believe those having trouble with this product are not adhering to the directions on the label. It says 60-80* and minimum 4 hours. I used it on an old McKee and could not have been happier. Three layers came off right to the gel coat. No fumes, no burning skin, easy to clean, doesn't hurt gel coat. I love this stuff. I am usually a non-believer when it comes to the performance of eco-friendly products, but this one performs.

              (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not as good as expected

              By Randy the Rigger

              from Swartz Creek, Michigan

              About Me Advanced

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

              • Ineffective
              • Messy

              Best Uses

                Comments about Back TO Nature Marine Paint Remover, Gallon:

                This remover only took off one layer of paint at a time, not the 5 layers it was supposed to. I would not recomend it if you have multiple (more than 1) layers of bottom paint to remove.

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