1 of 2 Go to page. I just painted half of my Penguin with Awlgip and the other in Perfection. Does anybody have an opinion or experience using Interlux Perfection (two-part poly) versus Interlux Brightsides (one-part poly) on their boat? I think that even a two-part paint wouldn't hold up to that real long. Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. After working with the 2 part primer (Interlux Primekote), I wasn't expecting to get great results with Perfection because the primer just didn't level well even when thinned to the maximum 25%. by Mark F. » Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:38 am, Post wash the ceiling floors nook's and crannys complete scrub. Can't say I've ever regretted it. Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1. Unfortunately they don't allow the sale of Xylene where I live. Yeah i have the whole hull sanded and ready, just need to go over it once more and wipe it down before i get painting. by FDMSIV » Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:27 am, Post Looks very good. Do you have a very clean environment to to paint in..as close to a paint booth as possible. just a big sticker. Interlux Perfection YHK900 Flag Blue. its getting full vinyl wrap when im done, but yes i am turning my very clean garage (all day today) into a paint booth and wetting the whole betch down before i pull it in. Jamestown Distributors TV: Interlux Perfection Two Part Polyurethane Howto Part I. I was unable to find Perfection locally and went with the Brightside I had on hand. Brightside is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. My free time is about to become scarce and I decided not to wait for my normal mail order source. Thanks for input! This diagram provides guidance on how different product categories can be layered, however not all layers are required for every job. The two part test of the existing paint failed according to Interlux perfection, and Awlgrip, but passed based on Alexseal. The paint job isn't close to perfection but the paint looks sooo nice that I even have a hard time spotting trouble spots. I don't know about Brightsides. by DanH » Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:14 am, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. Long flexible bristles are best for gloss paints. Interlux Perfection is not an epoxy. I hope that I don't regret that decision three years down the road. by DanH » Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:41 am, Post I spoke with Interlux and they told me perfection would highlight any and all imperfections. But, many here are happy with it. Perfection Topcoat Finishes. I stick with the Interlux solvent program for Brightside and Perfection, so that I know what to expect in terms of coverage, flow, and drying times. It has held up well. Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Jamestowns Wet edge seems to be a direct competitor and they do have it in oyster white but having no experience with it I was hoping I might find someone who has used both and can offer an opinion. Given the age of my hull and the fact I could not determine if it was previously painted I chose brightside. Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about Interlux at the official West Marine online store. I have the best results with these Shur-Line rollers: ↳   New Members, Please Introduce Yourself, ↳   Gathering 2014, Sept. 19-21, Guild, Tennessee, ↳   Lake Powell Gathering July 11-13, 2014, ↳   Spring-Fling 2011 (ANOTHER Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders), ↳   "Fishing Stories" by Glen-L Boatbuilders, http://www.racelinedigital.com/store/pr ... cts_id=631. While skiing, we reboard the boat from the bow by grabbing the center cleat and dragging ourselves back in. Perfection is by far the better paint....Ive painted both while i like brightsides it is a far distant second when it comes to durabilty it is a single stage paint...now with that said it would be intresting to see what a hardener would do for the paint....There are more colors. The Interlux Product Guide is the best online resource available for finding the right paint solution for your boat. Jamestown Distributors presents Interlux Brightside. VOR fans get a taste of sailing action in Newport with Interlux. How did it turn out? Joined Sep 14, 2016 Posts 35 Likes 30 Location South Eastern, CT Boat Make Seaway 19 Anyone used both and can compare? Look around for pricing, I found Perfection for $45.00 a quart, about the same price as Brightside in a store. You've spent some coin to get this far, dish out the extra loot and get Interlux Perfection. I used the 2 part Perfection "Varnish". What happens is the existing paint gets slightly soft when applying a solvent soaked rag and then covering for 1-24 hours based on the test. I'm very pleased with it. Here are a few pics of interlux paint using the roll and reroll method, Oh I get it. i hate paying for stuff I can do. Please enter a password for your user account. Find a distributor that's near you. Brightside Polyurethane is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. Much better than the old Interthan or Inter Spray. Got all my stuff today. From the sheer up, this boat is going to take a beating. In the article, we show you how to prepare fiberglass surfaces for the application of the Interlux Perfection paint and how to apply both the undercoat and the topside paint in a DIY kind of environment. Brightside uses Polyflow 4000, a unique polyurethane resin, which yields excellent flow and leveling characteristics as well as incredible abrasion and chemical resistance. Interlux Brightside Polyurethane is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. by Mark F. » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:59 am, Post I did that a few years back with a 22' Checkmate. Every coat I did resulted in lots of stipple marks and needed a good sanding to level it after it cured. Even if we use the PWC webbing ladder, our life jacket buckles rub on the deck. Interlux Brightside Blue-Glow White Y4259. by Bill Edmundson » Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:00 am, Post The durability of the paint is going to depend on how well you take care of it after it is applied. It may be easier to touch up those high wear areas with a one-part paint. Interlux Perfection YHS936 Lauderdale Blue. Get all the support you need to paint with confidence. Apply the paint in very thin layers using a high density foam solvent resistant roller (thin white ones work well) and then tip as you have. The issue with Bright side is that it may or may not dry properly. I'm not certain that the compounds "naptha" and "kerosene" refer to a … You will need to prime it, for sure. It is MUCH better. Shop with confidence - get free shipping to home or stores + price match guarantee! Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. What I have said about perfection is true and if you do not have a very clean environment it will be filled with dust...Perfection also leaves a piano finish.... your prep work must be very good or again it will stand out like a sore thumb. It also depends on how well you prep. Use the largest brush possible. I have seen the interlux perfection first hand...its nice stuff if you take your time with it and prep properly...and tuff too...no idea on the Brightside stuff. Go. Interlux Perfection YHA216 Royal Blue. I thinned to 15% per advice from Yacht Paint technical support, used a solvent resistant 1/8" foam roller from Jamestown Distributors, tipped off with a high quality china bristle brush, and even resisted the urge to tip twice with the brush. Interlux 2000/2001 vs. Interlux 3000/3001 stimulous check , Jul 18, 2009 , in forum: Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building Replies: (Note that outside of the US, the paint is sold under the brand "International Perfection".The instructions stay the same. Interlux Perfection YHB663 Jade Mist Green. Thread starter spseaway19; Start date Nov 11, 2020; 1; 2; Next. I still had very small air bubbles on the second coat of paint. by leakcheck » Fri Jul 25, 2008 6:59 pm, Post now its raining. About Us; For the best viewing experience please update your browser to, Poker Runs, Parties, Shows & Get togethers, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gR58IdPAB1Y, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MekW6qu_HT4, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0nH-GWNYBM, The following errors occurred with your submission. by FDMSIV » Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:43 am, Post It can be used anywhere above the true waterline, it’s easy to clean, resists staining and has great abrasion resistance. Interlux Perfection vs. Alexseal. It still took lots of prep. Post It will take at least 24 hour's for moisture evap. 2 component it is, however. Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about INTERLUX Perfection Two-Part Polyurethane Topside Paint at the official West Marine online store. Perfection is by far the better paint....Ive painted both while i like brightsides it is a far distant second when it comes to durabilty it is a single stage paint...now with that said it would be intresting to see what a hardener would do for the paint....There are more colors. There are many distributors of Interlux products throughout the United States. And even then dried properly, it'll always be soft; it'll peel off easily if you were to peel it. Most epoxy would have worked fine on the Brightside, but the strong solvents in Perfection solves Brightside. Nov 11, 2020 #1 spseaway19 Lieutenant. A hard, high-gloss topside finish, Brightside® Polyurethane creates that sprayed-on look when applied by brush in thin coats. I went back and forth between brightside and perfection. I just finished applying my second coat of Interlux Primekote (two-part epoxy primer) and am debating the merits of just continuing on with the two-part products even though I already purchased the Brightsides. Mini -Tug, KH Tahoe 19 & Bartender 24 - There can be no miracle recoveries without first screwing up. its getting full vinyl wrap when im done, . I used Perfection paint and was very satisfied with the results. Interlux Perfection YHF991 Mauritius Blue. When applying by brush a good technique is the ‘Criss-Cross’ method. lol... nothing new. Somehow West Marine & Interlux gets around that and is probably part of the markup. Interlux Perfection (two part) = $54.99 Qt System Three WR LPU (water based) = 56.45 Single Part: Toplac = 43.42 Qt Brightsides = $27.99 Qt Easy Poxy = $29.99 Qt Epiphanes Mopnourethane = $35.99 For the price vs. durability issues I'll take the $27.00 difference between Perfection & Brightsides every time, perhaps $100.00 more on the entire job. Shop with confidence - get free shipping to home or stores + price match guarantee! by Mark F. » Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:41 pm, Post As I said I would use Brightside in a heartbeat if they had the colour. This was a very thin coat per DanH advice. you want to stay under 70%. Generally speaking all of the paint brands you mention are quality products. Jamestown Distributors Presents: Part 4 in the series on using Interlux Perfection Topside Boat Paint. Create a pro-like finish with this long-lasting, high-gloss topside paint. Perfection is a paint that is without a doubt worth every penny they charge. Paint your boat like a pro. Next Last. Interlux Perfection YHS299 Rochelle Red. SO what was the outcome? Find the best products to keep your boat in great condition. Perfection vs. Brightsides? Why are you going to use Brightside? Brightside uses Polyflow 4000, a unique polyurethane resin, which yields excellent flow and leveling characteristics as well as incredible abrasion and chemical resistance. Post by Mark F. » Wed Jul 23, 2008 5:38 pm Does anybody have an opinion or experience using Interlux Perfection (two-part poly) versus Interlux Brightsides (one-part poly) on their boat? It contains unique additives that make cleaning easier and help reduce stains and abrasion. This video covers Interlux Perfection Two Part Polyurethane. OTH epoxy does not stand UV light, not really usable for surfaces. experience pays back. In order to be able to post messages on the Speedwake 2.0 forums, you must first register. With UV filters, superb colour retention and great chemical and abrasion resistance, it has everything you need. Interlux just came out with a new product called "Perfection" it's a two stage paint and is very very good! Benefit from our continuous innovation and scientific expertise. I have done a 36ft Chris Craft, hull and decks and a 47ft Luders yawl hull with Brightside and it is a very easy to use paint. The cost savings, if there is any, isn't worth the uncertainty. Guess I am getting too old for this hitech stuff lol. Temp was 75 degrees with about 30% humidity. 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