I hope that I don't regret that decision three years down the road. The two part test of the existing paint failed according to Interlux perfection, and Awlgrip, but passed based on Alexseal. Interlux Perfection YHF991 Mauritius Blue. (Note that outside of the US, the paint is sold under the brand "International Perfection".The instructions stay the same. 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. Perfection vs. Brightsides? Go. You will need to prime it, for sure. Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about Interlux at the official West Marine online store. Actually I did some reattacks, but it didn't seem to make a difference. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. Interlux just came out with a new product called "Perfection" it's a two stage paint and is very very good! This video covers Interlux Perfection Two Part Polyurethane. Perfection Topcoat Finishes. Brightside Polyurethane is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. Generally speaking all of the paint brands you mention are quality products. This diagram provides guidance on how different product categories can be layered, however not all layers are required for every job. Shop with confidence - get free shipping to home or stores + price match guarantee! Perfection is a paint that is without a doubt worth every penny they charge. The Interlux Product Guide is the best online resource available for finding the right paint solution for your boat. It contains unique additives that make cleaning easier and help reduce stains and abrasion. Interlux 2000/2001 vs. Interlux 3000/3001 stimulous check , Jul 18, 2009 , in forum: Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building Replies: When applying by brush a good technique is the ‘Criss-Cross’ method. My free time is about to become scarce and I decided not to wait for my normal mail order source. 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. I spoke with Interlux and they told me perfection would highlight any and all imperfections. The durability of the paint is going to depend on how well you take care of it after it is applied. In order to be able to post messages on the Speedwake 2.0 forums, you must first register. Next Last. There are many distributors of Interlux products throughout the United States. experience pays back. With UV filters, superb colour retention and great chemical and abrasion resistance, it has everything you need. Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Interlux Perfection is not an epoxy. Joined Sep 14, 2016 Posts 35 Likes 30 Location South Eastern, CT Boat Make Seaway 19 Anyone used both and can compare? Nov 11, 2020 #1 spseaway19 Lieutenant. I'm not certain that the compounds "naptha" and "kerosene" refer to a … Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1. 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. Every coat I did resulted in lots of stipple marks and needed a good sanding to level it after it cured. As I said I would use Brightside in a heartbeat if they had the colour. Can't say I've ever regretted it. I still had very small air bubbles on the second coat of paint. Interlux Perfection YHA216 Royal Blue. I think that even a two-part paint wouldn't hold up to that real long. Please enter a password for your user account. lol... nothing new. But, many here are happy with it. by Mark F. » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:59 am, Post It is MUCH better. SO what was the outcome? Jamestown Distributors Presents: Part 4 in the series on using Interlux Perfection Topside Boat Paint. Interlux Brightside Blue-Glow White Y4259. 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? The issue with Bright side is that it may or may not dry properly. by DanH » Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:20 pm, Post Interlux Brightside Polyurethane is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. 2 component it is, however. its getting full vinyl wrap when im done, . I'm very pleased with it. Given the age of my hull and the fact I could not determine if it was previously painted I chose brightside. 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. 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. 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. you want to stay under 70%. Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. Get all the support you need to paint with confidence. 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. 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. The paint job isn't close to perfection but the paint looks sooo nice that I even have a hard time spotting trouble spots. by Bill Edmundson » Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:00 am, Post 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. 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. Post I went back and forth between brightside and perfection. It has held up well. Create a pro-like finish with this long-lasting, high-gloss topside paint. Brightside uses Polyflow 4000, a unique polyurethane resin, which yields excellent flow and leveling characteristics as well as incredible abrasion and chemical resistance. Guess I am getting too old for this hitech stuff lol. Interlux Perfection YHK900 Flag Blue. 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%. I used Perfection paint and was very satisfied with the results. 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. Looks very good. Shop with confidence - get free shipping to home or stores + price match guarantee! Even if we use the PWC webbing ladder, our life jacket buckles rub on the deck. Interlux Perfection YHB663 Jade Mist Green. And even then dried properly, it'll always be soft; it'll peel off easily if you were to peel it. Here are a few pics of interlux paint using the roll and reroll method, Oh I get it. Look around for pricing, I found Perfection for $45.00 a quart, about the same price as Brightside in a store. Interlux Perfection YHS299 Rochelle Red. Brightside is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. Most epoxy would have worked fine on the Brightside, but the strong solvents in Perfection solves Brightside. 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. Re: Rustoleum Topside, Pettit Easypoxy, and Interlux Brightside.. any diff in durabil Durability is relative. While skiing, we reboard the boat from the bow by grabbing the center cleat and dragging ourselves back in. VOR fans get a taste of sailing action in Newport with Interlux. now its raining. 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. You've spent some coin to get this far, dish out the extra loot and get Interlux Perfection. Find the best products to keep your boat in great condition. Find a distributor that's near you. just a big sticker. by DanH » Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:41 am, Post After all the prep work you're doing, why not have a body shop shoot it for you. I was unable to find Perfection locally and went with the Brightside I had on hand. I just painted half of my Penguin with Awlgip and the other in Perfection. Got all my stuff today. OTH epoxy does not stand UV light, not really usable for surfaces. 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