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Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier

$39.99

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Model # 6077937 | Mfg # 1179320

Product Description

Use to protect all bare metals including steel, stainless steel, cast iron, copper, bronze, galvanized steel, lead and aluminum. Bonds to underwater metals and running gear and inhibits corrosion. Creates a hard, smooth, flat gray finish that self-cleans in service. Can be used above or below the waterline. Dried film of Zinc Coat contains 93% pure zinc.

  • Primary Usage: Anti corrosive for underwater metals
  • Formulation: Zinc in modified epoxy base
  • Applies Over: Steel, stainless steel, cast iron, copper, bronze, galvanized steel, and lead and aluminum
  • Drying Time: To overcoat: 1hr. @ 70°F; To launch: 24hrs.
  • Number of Coats Recomended: 2-3
  • Thinner: Cleanup with 120 Thinner, Model 249961
  • Coverage: 10sq.ft. per 16oz. can
  • Color: Flat gray

Specs

Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier

Anti-Slime Additive None
Color Gray
Copper Free Copper Free
Coverage 10 Square Feet
Size 16 Ounces
Type Aerosol Zinc Coating

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Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier
 
3.6

(based on 10 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (8)
  • Protects well (6)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (6), Casual/ recreational (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Zinc Barnacle Paint's Name is Changed to Prop Barnacle Paint

I've used this product for at least five years. Previous years I've noticed that the product was runny however it was very effective at keeping barnacles off of my prop and prop shaft. I...Read complete review

I've used this product for at least five years. Previous years I've noticed that the product was runny however it was very effective at keeping barnacles off of my prop and prop shaft. I recently purchased this product for this boating season and noticed that the name had changed however the ingredients remained the same as the Zinc Barnacle Coating which was reassuring so I purchased the "new" product. I sprayed it onto the aforementioned areas and the product was very cohesive and no longer runny which made me very happy. I will continue to use this product. It is very effective and easy to use. I love it.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Didn't work and impossible to remove

I tried this last season on the brass shaft and prop on my sailboat that spends 5 months a year in saltwater in New England. In previous years I had not treated the underwater...Read complete review

I tried this last season on the brass shaft and prop on my sailboat that spends 5 months a year in saltwater in New England. In previous years I had not treated the underwater metal and was looking for a product that would deter marine growth. When I hauled the boat the shaft and prop was at least, if not more, barnacle and growth covered after using this paint than when left unpainted in prior years. The zinc on the shaft wasn't as disintegrated though, for whatever that's worth. After those poor results I decided to remove the paint and that's when I really regretted trying it. It was incredibly tenacious and extraordinarily difficult to take off even with a power sander. I'll never touch this stuff again.

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5.0

use it every year works great on my shafts and props

By Rick

from Fairfield, CT

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

      use it every year to keep growth off my running gear

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      Product works ok but

      By Amberjack03

      from Wakefield, RI

      About Me Advanced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

          Need more coats than suggested to work right

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Zinc Barnacle Paint's Name is Changed to Prop Barnacle Paint

          By Steve

          from Fairhaven, Massachusetts

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Protects Well
          • Visually Pleasing
          • Weather Proof

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

              I've used this product for at least five years. Previous years I've noticed that the product was runny however it was very effective at keeping barnacles off of my prop and prop shaft. I recently purchased this product for this boating season and noticed that the name had changed however the ingredients remained the same as the Zinc Barnacle Coating which was reassuring so I purchased the "new" product. I sprayed it onto the aforementioned areas and the product was very cohesive and no longer runny which made me very happy. I will continue to use this product. It is very effective and easy to use. I love it.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Great Product if applied correctly

              By TNS

              from Outer Banks NC

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Protects Well

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

                  I own a 54' custom carolina sportfisherman. My boat is docked on the outer banks of NC in a high shipworm and barnacle environment. I have tried a number of producys on my running gear including propspeed. My Prop guy recommeded this product so I tried it. The first year I only put on one coat with limited success but better than propspeed and a lot cheaper. For the last few years I have put on three coats and the results have been excellent. Its easy to apply and works great.

                   
                  1.0

                  Didn't work and impossible to remove

                  By Jack Rose

                  from Boston, MA

                  About Me Casual/ Recreational

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                    • Ineffective

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

                      I tried this last season on the brass shaft and prop on my sailboat that spends 5 months a year in saltwater in New England. In previous years I had not treated the underwater metal and was looking for a product that would deter marine growth. When I hauled the boat the shaft and prop was at least, if not more, barnacle and growth covered after using this paint than when left unpainted in prior years. The zinc on the shaft wasn't as disintegrated though, for whatever that's worth. After those poor results I decided to remove the paint and that's when I really regretted trying it. It was incredibly tenacious and extraordinarily difficult to take off even with a power sander. I'll never touch this stuff again.

                      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Not exactly as expected

                      By DavidR8

                      from Victoria, BC

                      About Me Advanced

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

                      Had our sailboat hauled in May for full bottom paint. The zinc coat was recommended to reduce fouling on the prop.

                      We did not use the boat since the bottom job till we recently completed a 300 NM trip where we motored at 5-6 kts for about 180 miles. The zinc coating is largely gone from the prop. So not sure what the expectations are for longevity on props but I'm not terribly impressed.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Great product!

                      By Dennis B

                      from Herrington Harbour, Rose Haven, MD

                      About Me Casual/ Recreational

                      Pros

                      • Easy to Use
                      • Protects Well

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Outdoor

                        Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

                        My fellow boating friend and I first used this product before launcing our boats in the spring on 2011 (Cheasapeake Bay). We sprayed all over all below waterline metals. We just pulled boats for winter storage in Dec 2011 and had virtually no barnacles on any metal surface. It worked very well. Highly recommend it.

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        Easy to apply.

                        By Alexis El Quickero

                        from Beaufort , NC.

                        About Me Advanced

                        Verified Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Easy to Use
                        • Protects Well

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

                            I just got my boat back in the water after 3 years since the last bottom work and this product did a great job keeping the prop clean of barnicles for a good time. Good stuff. Recomended.This time I got it on the prop, tabs, rudder and shaft.

                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            4.0

                            Does exactly what it claims

                            By RPM

                            from Gloucester, VA

                            About Me Advanced

                            Pros

                            • Easy to Use
                            • Protects Well

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

                                Easy to use and does exactly what it claims. Applied to all underwater gear (props, shafts, rudders, trim tabs). One full year in the water. Pulled boat to clean the bottom and gear in January and found that all the gear was growth and barnacle free! It just needs a light rough up and recoat for this year! Fantastic!

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                4.0

                                Time saver and it works

                                By Jim

                                from Long Island , N.Y.

                                About Me Advanced

                                Pros

                                • Easy to Use
                                • Protects Well

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Pettit Paints Prop Coat Barnacle Barrier:

                                    I use to use epoxy bottom paint (copper) on underwater metal , rudders,struts ,tabs,ect..ect
                                    and would get to many barnacals on the underwater gear. Have now used the Pettit Kopcaot Zinc spray
                                    for several years and there is a big differance ,
                                    the product has reduced the barnacle growth by approximatly 95% and cut the time to apply paint to the underwater gear by more than half....

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