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Brightside Pre-Kote Primer

Fills minor blemishes and sands easily

One part primer for use with Brightside or any other one-part topside enamel. Microspheres provide high build and improved sandability. (Replaces Brightside Primer and 279 White Undercoater.)

  • Application: Brush, roller, airless/conventional spray
  • Number of Coats Recommended: One or two, depending on surface condition
  • Drying: Overcoating: 6 to 12 hrs. Drying Time: To touch: 1 to 3 hrs.
  • Coverage: Brush: 112 sq.ft/qt, 450 sq.ft/gal; Spray: 87 sq.ft/qt., 350 sq.ft/gal.
  • Thinner: Brush: 333 - Model 117945; Spray: 216 - Model 117598
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Brightside Pre-Kote, White, Gallon 131120 Y4279/1
In stock online.

$117.99

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Brightside Pre-Kote, White, Quart 492876 Y4279/QT
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$39.99

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Brightside Pre-Kote Primer - Gray, Quart 501049 Y4280/QT
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$41.99

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Product Description

Fills minor blemishes and sands easily

One part primer for use with Brightside or any other one-part topside enamel. Microspheres provide high build and improved sandability. (Replaces Brightside Primer and 279 White Undercoater.)

  • Application: Brush, roller, airless/conventional spray
  • Number of Coats Recommended: One or two, depending on surface condition
  • Drying: Overcoating: 6 to 12 hrs. Drying Time: To touch: 1 to 3 hrs.
  • Coverage: Brush: 112 sq.ft/qt, 450 sq.ft/gal; Spray: 87 sq.ft/qt., 350 sq.ft/gal.
  • Thinner: Brush: 333 - Model 117945; Spray: 216 - Model 117598

Specs

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InterluxBrightside Pre-Kote Primer
 
4.5

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (10)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Protects well (9)
  • Visually pleasing (8)
  • Weather proof (7)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoors (8)
  • Wood trim (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (6), Advanced (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (8)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Coverage and Application

This mixed well and rolled on nice and smooth. I have gw invader and the condition before was all sanded and covered most of spider cracks. I recommend two coats on any surface...Read complete review

This mixed well and rolled on nice and smooth. I have gw invader and the condition before was all sanded and covered most of spider cracks. I recommend two coats on any surface condition. Nothing was really bad about this primer.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Does not sand easily!

I do alot of boat work from transom jobs to small repairs, I picked this up in a pinch, never used it before. It says on the can that it sands easily but...Read complete review

I do alot of boat work from transom jobs to small repairs, I picked this up in a pinch, never used it before. It says on the can that it sands easily but it doesant. It clogs sand paper right away, it's gummy when dry. Can says sandable in 18 hours, I'm over three days, it was still sticky at 18 hours, and it's been very warm out. Now I'm going to have to buy a high build primer to bury this stuff.

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4.0

Really good yacht primer.

By J D W

from San Francisco bay

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • A little on the thin side.

Best Uses

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Quick Fix
  • Wood Trim

Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

Using this primer on a restoration project. Once you get the hang of laying it out it performs well. Helps produce mirror like finishes once top coated. Recommend 2/3 coats. 220 grit paper between coats.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Great product

By Gary

from Vancouver, Wa.

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor

    Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

    good

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Marine Primer

    By na

    from Carmel Valley,Ca.

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy to Use
    • Protects Well
    • Weather Proof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Outdoor
      • Wood Trim

      Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

      I am a local paint contractor. I am painting a house that is on the rocks of the pacific ocean. I am using marine paints. Love it!!!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Works great

      By Hilco

      from North Carolina

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

      Easy to use.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great product! Will use on my next boat.

      By Davud

      from Wallops Island, Virginia

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use
      • Visually Pleasing
      • Weather Proof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Primer fiberglass

        Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

        I am a forth generation boat builder and love the ease of the product. Also love West Marine!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Works Well & easy to use!

        By dbullard

        from Orange, CA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Wood Trim

          Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

          works well

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Good primer

          By Rob

          from Swampscott, MA

          About Me Casual/ Recreational

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use
          • Protects Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

              This primer is typical of the primers I have used. It is thin (not very viscous), but doesn't spread real well. It has a nice sheen and is bright. It actually is great at hiding stains and covering a "multitude of sins". Works well with the brightside poly paint.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Yes

              By Ooooooo

              from Cape cod

              About Me Advanced

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Indoor
                • Outdoor
                • Quick Fix

                Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

                First time using product and sand and applies easy with spray gun

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Superior product over the Petit primer

                By Lee

                from Clinton, CT

                About Me Advanced

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Outdoor

                  Comments about Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

                  We have a 37 foot wood boat and switched to this primer over the Pettit hi build primer it is more durable and sands well between coats.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Good stuff

                  By Austin

                  from Gulfport,MS

                  About Me Beginner

                  Pros

                  • Easy to Use
                  • Sprayable
                  • Visually Pleasing

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Outdoor

                    Comments about Interlux Brightside Pre-Kote Primer:

                    This stuff is great. Used the white and gray. Used grey for the black paint. Made a big transformation. My boat went from white to black and looks like a pro did it.

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