Perfection Topcoat Finishes. I was unable to find Perfection locally and went with the Brightside I had on hand. Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about INTERLUX Perfection Two-Part Polyurethane Topside Paint at the official West Marine online store. by FDMSIV » Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:43 am, Post Interlux Perfection is not an epoxy. Interlux Perfection YHS936 Lauderdale Blue. Do you have a very clean environment to to paint in..as close to a paint booth as possible. I hope that I don't regret that decision three years down the road. Why are you going to use Brightside? 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%. lol... nothing new. Much better than the old Interthan or Inter Spray. 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. Interlux Brightside Polyurethane is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. As I said I would use Brightside in a heartbeat if they had the colour. I used the 2 part Perfection "Varnish". Long flexible bristles are best for gloss paints. Nov 11, 2020 #1 spseaway19 Lieutenant. How did it turn out? About Us; now its raining. It may be easier to touch up those high wear areas with a one-part paint. Interlux 2000/2001 vs. Interlux 3000/3001 stimulous check , Jul 18, 2009 , in forum: Fiberglass and Composite Boat Building Replies: The durability of the paint is going to depend on how well you take care of it after it is applied. 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. Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. Looks very good. Find a distributor that's near you. I still had very small air bubbles on the second coat of paint. And even then dried properly, it'll always be soft; it'll peel off easily if you were to peel it. Jamestown Distributors presents Interlux Brightside. In order to be able to post messages on the Speedwake 2.0 forums, you must first register. VOR fans get a taste of sailing action in Newport with Interlux. 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. Every coat I did resulted in lots of stipple marks and needed a good sanding to level it after it cured. 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. 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. Brightside uses Polyflow 4000, a unique polyurethane resin, which yields excellent flow and leveling characteristics as well as incredible abrasion and chemical resistance. From the sheer up, this boat is going to take a beating. by leakcheck » Fri Jul 25, 2008 6:59 pm, Post 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. Can't say I've ever regretted it. The paint job isn't close to perfection but the paint looks sooo nice that I even have a hard time spotting trouble spots. Interlux Perfection YHA216 Royal Blue. While skiing, we reboard the boat from the bow by grabbing the center cleat and dragging ourselves back in. You've spent some coin to get this far, dish out the extra loot and get Interlux Perfection. Mini -Tug, KH Tahoe 19 & Bartender 24 - There can be no miracle recoveries without first screwing up. The cost savings, if there is any, isn't worth the uncertainty. This diagram provides guidance on how different product categories can be layered, however not all layers are required for every job. After all the prep work you're doing, why not have a body shop shoot it for you. Perfection vs. Brightsides? Please enter a valid email address for yourself. It contains unique additives that make cleaning easier and help reduce stains and abrasion. Thanks for input! Jamestown Distributors TV: Interlux Perfection Two Part Polyurethane Howto Part I. Post Interlux Perfection vs. Alexseal. 1 of 2 Go to page. Shop with confidence - get free shipping to home or stores + price match guarantee! I spoke with Interlux and they told me perfection would highlight any and all imperfections. 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 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. Please enter a password for your user account. (Note that outside of the US, the paint is sold under the brand "International Perfection".The instructions stay the same. Even if we use the PWC webbing ladder, our life jacket buckles rub on the deck. 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. 2 component it is, however. i hate paying for stuff I can do. Given the age of my hull and the fact I could not determine if it was previously painted I chose brightside. Interlux Perfection YHK900 Flag Blue. It still took lots of prep. I did that a few years back with a 22' Checkmate. Interlux Perfection YHB663 Jade Mist Green. Find the best products to keep your boat in great condition. its getting full vinyl wrap when im done, . This was a very thin coat per DanH advice. Shop with confidence - get free shipping to home or stores + price match guarantee! Shop, read reviews, or ask questions about Interlux at the official West Marine online store. Most epoxy would have worked fine on the Brightside, but the strong solvents in Perfection solves Brightside. Next Last. Interlux just came out with a new product called "Perfection" it's a two stage paint and is very very good! Temp was 75 degrees with about 30% humidity. 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. you want to stay under 70%. by Mark F. » Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:38 am, Post I'm very pleased with it. 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. Use the largest brush possible. SO what was the outcome? Interlux Brightside Blue-Glow White Y4259. I used Perfection paint and was very satisfied with the results. I just painted half of my Penguin with Awlgip and the other in Perfection. With UV filters, superb colour retention and great chemical and abrasion resistance, it has everything you need. Brightside uses Polyflow 4000, a unique polyurethane resin, which yields excellent flow and leveling characteristics as well as incredible abrasion and chemical resistance. Brightside is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. I think that even a two-part paint wouldn't hold up to that real long. 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. Here are a few pics of interlux paint using the roll and reroll method, Oh I get it. It also depends on how well you prep. Brightside Polyurethane is the most technically advanced one-part polyurethane available. Got all my stuff today. 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? Somehow West Marine & Interlux gets around that and is probably part of the markup. by FDMSIV » Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:27 am, Post I went back and forth between brightside and perfection. Unfortunately they don't allow the sale of Xylene where I live. I'm not certain that the compounds "naptha" and "kerosene" refer to a … It has held up well. Interlux Perfection YHS299 Rochelle Red. Jamestown Distributors Presents: Part 4 in the series on using Interlux Perfection Topside Boat Paint. Thanks guys, not surprising but still surprising West Marine and Interlux are charging almost $50 USD for a quart of 216, but a quart of Xylene by "Klean-Strip" sells for $9 USD. Actually I did some reattacks, but it didn't seem to make a difference. 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. Paint your boat like a pro. Since 1968, West Marine has grown to over 250 local stores, with knowledgeable Associates happy to assist. Perfection is a paint that is without a doubt worth every penny they charge. by DanH » Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:20 pm, Post by Bill Edmundson » Wed Jul 23, 2008 10:00 am, Post I don't know about Brightsides. Re: Rustoleum Topside, Pettit Easypoxy, and Interlux Brightside.. any diff in durabil Durability is relative. 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. 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. Note that passwords are case-sensitive. Does anybody have an opinion or experience using Interlux Perfection (two-part poly) versus Interlux Brightsides (one-part poly) on their boat? Thread starter spseaway19; Start date Nov 11, 2020; 1; 2; Next. 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. But, many here are happy with it. by Mark F. » Fri Jul 25, 2008 5:41 pm, Post You will need to prime it, for sure. Look around for pricing, I found Perfection for $45.00 a quart, about the same price as Brightside in a store. There are many distributors of Interlux products throughout the United States. It can be used anywhere above the true waterline, it’s easy to clean, resists staining and has great abrasion resistance. Benefit from our continuous innovation and scientific expertise. A hard, high-gloss topside finish, Brightside® Polyurethane creates that sprayed-on look when applied by brush in thin coats. Joined Sep 14, 2016 Posts 35 Likes 30 Location South Eastern, CT Boat Make Seaway 19 Anyone used both and can compare? just a big sticker. Interlux Perfection YHF991 Mauritius Blue. Go. experience pays back. Guess I am getting too old for this hitech stuff lol. This video covers Interlux Perfection Two Part Polyurethane. wash the ceiling floors nook's and crannys complete scrub. by DanH » Thu Jul 24, 2008 8:41 am, Post The Interlux Product Guide is the best online resource available for finding the right paint solution for your boat. It is MUCH better. It will take at least 24 hour's for moisture evap. Create a pro-like finish with this long-lasting, high-gloss topside paint. by DanH » Sat Jul 26, 2008 7:14 am, Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited. by Mark F. » Thu Jul 24, 2008 10:59 am, Post The issue with Bright side is that it may or may not dry properly. 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. 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