Stus-List non-skid paint

Jim Watts paradigmatism at gmail.com
Fri May 31 20:42:35 EDT 2013


Universal colorants aren't all the same; this is the Ace colorant chart.
This is for one gallon. For my boat specifically. No guarantees, money will
not be cheerfully refunded.

B 19
C 40
E 3





On 31 May 2013 07:34, Joel Aronson <joel.aronson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Jim,
>
> Yes, please!!
>
> Joel
>
>
> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 10:23 AM, Jim Watts <paradigmatism at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> I used the colour-matching computer where I work and tinted up a batch of
>> Kiwi Grip to match the gelcoat. I haven't applied it yet, but when I tried
>> a bit on a hunk of boat I had lying around (from cutting out the opening
>> for the opening port over the galley sink) it disappeared. Looks like a
>> perfect match, but close is good enough; the KG will appear darker because
>> of texture, which is what I wanted. I can post the colorant mix if anyone
>> wants to tint to mid-80's deck colour.
>>
>>
>> On 31 May 2013 06:34, <cenelson at aol.com> wrote:
>>
>>>  Had a yard do my almost all meydeck with Kiwi this spring--looks great
>>> and the grip was enhanced forward of the mast for spinnaker work,eased
>>> somewhat aft for sitting, by the rolling technique.
>>>
>>> Yard guys had not worked with it before but liked it--plus it will go
>>> over whatever is there now without much if any surface preparation. I
>>> probably could have done the job myself and would
>>> certainly touch it up in the future should it need it.
>>>  It is pretty rough on bare knees now in the cockpit but I expect it to
>>> smooth out somewhat with use. My guess is that it is easier to make Kiwi
>>> aggressive than to make it less so--its all in the roller and the rolling
>>> technique.
>>>
>>> So far, so good.
>>>
>>> Charlie Nelson
>>> Water Phantom
>>> C&C 36 XL/kcb
>>>  cenelson at aol.com
>>>
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Gary Nylander <gnylander at atlanticbb.net>
>>> To: cnc-list <cnc-list at cnc-list.com>
>>> Sent: Fri, May 31, 2013 9:18 am
>>> Subject: Re: Stus-List non-skid paint
>>>
>>>  Penniless had a mat on the cockpit sole when I bought her. It was
>>> sticky but very hard on the knees when digging items out of the lazerettes
>>> or doing any work - and a bit ugly.
>>>
>>> I took it out and there is still some evidence of it nearly 20 years
>>> later. Just a light image.
>>>
>>> Two friends have applied KiwiGrip to their decks. A Cal 40 and a J-24.
>>> Both are happy - the traction is based on how you apply it - it comes with
>>> a funny looking grippy roller and if you work it hard you get some good
>>> spikes - maybe a little too much grip. I can report on the grippyness of
>>> the J-24 tomorrow, we sail it tonight. The Cal 40 is splashing today after
>>> a 2+ year refit.
>>>
>>> So far, the Kiwi seems to be a good answer, despite what PS says about
>>> it - and comparing it to a mat which will tear the skin off your kneecaps
>>> is a bit of a stretch.
>>>
>>> Gary
>>>
>>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>> *From:* Josh Muckley <muckleyj at gmail.com>
>>> *To:* cnc-list at cnc-list.com
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, May 30, 2013 11:39 PM
>>> *Subject:* Re: Stus-List non-skid paint
>>>
>>>  I've heard good things about kiwi grip.  Anybody try it?  That
>>> publication that some listers dislike with the initials PS gave kiwi grip
>>> third place for traction.  If I remember right the ratings were in degrees
>>> of incline.  Kiwi got 45. This was below two adhesive mat type products
>>> that got 50+.  I lean away from the mats because I fear how they will wear
>>> and what will be left behind when they are gone.
>>> Josh Muckley
>>> S/V Sea Hawk
>>>
>>>  --
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>>> On May 30, 2013 9:26 PM, "Joel Aronson" <joel.aronson at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I want to paint the cockpit sole with non-skid paint.  The original
>>>> fiberglass is fine at 15 degrees of heel, not so grippy at 25 degrees!
>>>>  I'd like the color to come as close to the original "almost white" as
>>>> possible.  Recommendations?  Tips?
>>>>
>>>> Joel
>>>> Sent from my iPad
>>>>
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>>
>> --
>> Jim Watts
>> Paradigm Shift
>> C&C 35 Mk III
>> Victoria, BC
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Jim Watts
Paradigm Shift
C&C 35 Mk III
Victoria, BC
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