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Old 07-22-2015, 09:34 PM
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Default Neverwet hydrophobic spray on rc boat hull

A couple of years back I did some testing with a product called Neverwet on one of my 3 pt hydros.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyCoPG9ByOw Some of the commenters were skeptical because they felt that the paint wasn't allowed to dry long enough. I set out to do more testing and let the coats dry thoroughly.
Almost two years later after painting, I was able to test the coating one more time:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVgD_4txRR4 The product is not without merit though. I works awesome as an electronics waterproofer. I've treated the GPS unit on the video as well as other electronics and it does really well in that capacity.
Old 07-23-2015, 07:53 AM
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After two years you're not worried about drowning I see?
Old 07-24-2015, 09:54 PM
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LOL Andy. Nope. That was back when I was still really weak from my sickness and the water was really high and swift. I didn't want to become a statistic.
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I can imagine the doubters saying you left it too long

Great video, made me smile
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Its all about Surface Tension witch is what is slowing you down when you spray your boat. The sanding allows the wood to hold water a little witch brakes down Surface Tension as it always allows its self to move thru the surface of itself.
http://www.marietta.edu/~biol/biomes/water_physics.htm
Now if we could brake the surface tension even more by say rubbing hard soap on your hull after sanding it I think you would get a little more speed out of it but not for vary long as the soap would where off. Maybe we could use fish slime which also brakes it down I believe.

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Glad to see you all healthy again. Keep up the good work.

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