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INTERLUX Trilux® 33 Antifouling Paint

The highest performance aerosol antifouling available, Trilux® 33 Aerosol is formulated specifically for aluminum outboards and outdrives, and can be used on all underwater metals. Biolux Technology is used to control slime growth. Prime bare metal with Primocon ( SKU 3732872). 16oz.

Not for sale in California and in States where prohibited by law.

  • Type: Aluminum aerosol
  • Recommended Usage: Fresh, salt, brackish water; Trailerable, dry-stored boats; Aluminum lower units and outdrives
  • Biocide: Cuprous Thiocyanate
  • Additives: Biolux (anti-slime technology)
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Two or more
  • Coverage: 22sq.ft./can (approx. one lower unit)
  • Drying Time: To touch: 30-45 min.; To overcoat: 4-16 hrs.; To launch: 8-24 hrs.
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Trilux 33, Black 3732815 YBA063A/16
In stock online.

$43.99

Trilux 33, Gray 12040267 YBA064A/16
In stock online.

$43.99

Trilux 33, White 3732823 YBA068A/16
In stock online.

$43.99

Product Description

The highest performance aerosol antifouling available, Trilux® 33 Aerosol is formulated specifically for aluminum outboards and outdrives, and can be used on all underwater metals. Biolux Technology is used to control slime growth. Prime bare metal with Primocon ( SKU 3732872). 16oz.

Not for sale in California and in States where prohibited by law.

  • Type: Aluminum aerosol
  • Recommended Usage: Fresh, salt, brackish water; Trailerable, dry-stored boats; Aluminum lower units and outdrives
  • Biocide: Cuprous Thiocyanate
  • Additives: Biolux (anti-slime technology)
  • Number of Coats Recommended: Two or more
  • Coverage: 22sq.ft./can (approx. one lower unit)
  • Drying Time: To touch: 30-45 min.; To overcoat: 4-16 hrs.; To launch: 8-24 hrs.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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InterluxTrilux 33 Antifouling Paint
 
2.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

30%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Protects well (4)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Engine (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (8), Casual/ recreational (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent Antofouling in Brackish water

For years I wire-brushed and repainted outdrive every spring with Volvo gray on zinc chromate primer, and it peeled off by the end of the season. Yard mechanic recommended Trilux 33 in gray....Read complete review

For years I wire-brushed and repainted outdrive every spring with Volvo gray on zinc chromate primer, and it peeled off by the end of the season. Yard mechanic recommended Trilux 33 in gray. This time, I used Interprotect 2000E for primer. At the end of the season, there was very little peeling, not much slime growth and the outdrive powerwashed well in the fall. This Spring, I'll just wipe it down and add another can for another season. Only downside is the dull gray doesn't match the VP shiny gray; but it works, so I'll use it again this year.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Ineffective at Stopping Barnacles

Have tried Primocon and Trilux 33 for a few years on my outdrive. It applies great, dries fast, and leaves an excellent finish. However, it doesn't appear to be effective at preventing...Read complete review

Have tried Primocon and Trilux 33 for a few years on my outdrive. It applies great, dries fast, and leaves an excellent finish. However, it doesn't appear to be effective at preventing bottom growth. I boat in Chesapeake Bay region and continually experience heavy barnacle build up that must be scraped about every month during the boating season. Going to try something different this year.

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3.0

Paint's great but the nozzle stinks

By Crazy Monkey

from Brick

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use
  • Protects Well
  • Weather Proof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Engine

    Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

    Paint works as advertised, but if you don't completely use the can, good luck cleaning the nozzle. Followed the directions exactly as written, but next time, paint barely came out and eventually stopped - with more than 1/2 of the can left. No way to order/buy additional nozzles, so now I have a 1/2 used can and no way to get the paint out of it.

    Very expensive usage.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    A product that actually works!

    By Rick

    from Cape Cod, Massachusetts

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Protects Well

    Cons

    • Costly

    Best Uses

    • Engine
    • Engine brackets

    Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

    I applied this last spring to that underwater parts of my outboards, was barnacle free at the end of the season. I reapplied this year after removing any loose paint and brushing away any slime, etc. We'll see if it works even better with a second application.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Anti fowling paint

    By Kenny

    from Venice Florida

    About Me Advanced

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Engine

      Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

      Easy to aim and dries quickly, was able to top coat same day

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Easy to use but won't cover out derive

      By Pete

      from Alamo, CA

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor

      Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

      This product is to small to fully cover outdrive!!! Larger can of aerosol paint is needed!! Cost is high for product that is short in quantity!!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Don't waste your time or money

      By Grec

      from RI

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • None

      Cons

      • Difficult to Use
      • Messy
      • Spray Cans Malfunction

      Best Uses

      • Good For Target Practice

      Comments about Interlux Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

      Shook can for a full 3 minutes after hearing the ball. Pressed on the spray head and entire contents discharged from under the head, never passing through the nozzle. Thought it was a fluke so bought another can and the same thing happened. If they are going to charge over $40 for a can of paint, it ought to at least operate as good as a $6 can of rustoleum

       
      4.0

      Excellent Antofouling in Brackish water

      By John on Dawn Treader

      from Delaware River and Upper Chesapeake

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Powerwashes Well
      • Protects Well
      • Retards Slime

      Cons

      • Color Doesn't Match

      Best Uses

      • Outdrive Antifouling

      Comments about Interlux Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

      For years I wire-brushed and repainted outdrive every spring with Volvo gray on zinc chromate primer, and it peeled off by the end of the season. Yard mechanic recommended Trilux 33 in gray. This time, I used Interprotect 2000E for primer. At the end of the season, there was very little peeling, not much slime growth and the outdrive powerwashed well in the fall. This Spring, I'll just wipe it down and add another can for another season. Only downside is the dull gray doesn't match the VP shiny gray; but it works, so I'll use it again this year.

       
      5.0

      Works great in fresh water

      By Waterskiing Waterskiing

      from Maine

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Protects Well
      • Weather Proof

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

          Used on a Volvo Penta outdrive. The outdrive has been rebuilt (new skeg) and required repainting. I used to use the Volvo OEM paint, but it always blistered and peeled - requiring repainting every season. I painted with this product 3 years ago and this is the first time I need to touchup. Excellent performance in fresh water.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Poor Performance

          By Jmeccaman

          from Kennedyville, MD

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

                I have used this product for years and this year we had high salinity water and the outdrive was attacked by barnacles. Horrible performance. Never again!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Not effective

                By Mike

                from Deale, MD

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Ineffective

                  Best Uses

                  • Engine

                  Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

                  After pulling the boat out of the water last season, I noticed just as many barnacles as I had with the regular stern drive paint. Not worth the time and money.

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Trilux FAILURE

                  By mich

                  from Deltaville, VA

                  About Me Advanced

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Looked nice when done
                  • Nice spray can
                  • Visually Pleasing

                  Cons

                  • Did not work at all
                  • Ineffective
                  • Not Durable

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Trilux 33 Antifouling Paint:

                    applied to prop and running gear, we where applying new bottow paint to the bottom at the same time. when we pulled the boat 9 months later.. the bottow was very clean the prop had 1 inch of barnacles on it. almost didn't make it to the lift to have it pulled.

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