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    New floor and transom, what to topcoat with?

    I bought a Ventura that has a new floor, core and transom. Floor is epoxied over the wood and the transom has been sprayed with primer. What should I be using to topcoat with? Need something that is easy and can be rolled on as I have never done this before. Can I roll new gel onto the transom? Or should I use a topside paint like EZpoxy? For the floor how about something like Kiwigrip?
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    Kiwigrip gives a nice finish to walk on. Not cheap though. Keep it light colored.

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    Kiwigrip is nice. Although water based I think, so it takes days to fully dry. Truck bed liner is something I've also heard of. They have different textures these days.

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    looks like a nice product






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    Looks cool, but being water based how long will it last?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwzteD View Post
    Looks cool, but being water based how long will it last?
    There are people on here that have used exterior latex house paint. Think about how well that holds up on your house. Endless color choices,inexpensive and easy touch up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by loop View Post
    There are people on here that have used exterior latex house paint. Think about how well that holds up on your house. Endless color choices,inexpensive and easy touch up.
    Great idea! Thats what we will do for the floor. Still not sure what to do for the transom though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TwzteD View Post
    Looks cool, but being water based how long will it last?
    I have kiwi grip on an open boat. Itís two years in. It is quite an aggressive non slip and that does trap the dirt and make it look grubby. It is durable but I have small sumps aft that catch the last drips of deck water. The trapped standing water here has caused it to lift off.

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