Slick bottom Coating

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Slick bottom Coating

Post by craneman73 » Sun May 17, 2015 11:57 am

Has any one used Wetlander bottom coating on there boats? supposed to be super slick and durable! always looking for something new.

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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by Shippee123 » Sun May 17, 2015 12:22 pm

I put it on my hull and it is super slick ! It just didn't seem to take long before it wore through. I have another jug to recoat my old hull to try again . But yes super slick
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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by jeepinocala1111 » Sun May 17, 2015 12:54 pm

Have you tried quick slick?

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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by Chicken Man » Sun May 17, 2015 6:46 pm

put it on one of my boats,sand wore through it in no time :(

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Post by fl cracker » Sun May 17, 2015 7:19 pm

Go with QuickSlick. The wetlander is slick but very thin when applied , almost like water. Call Brian 863-581-9710.
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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by Deano » Sun May 17, 2015 7:26 pm

I don't have a slick coating preference (because I prefer polymer) but I will NEVER use any of that crap.

You are comparatively new here so I will tell you when 'they' came on the scene, they dug themselves a hole.

They plagiarized photo(s) off this site to put on theirs, they made claims that were unsubstantiated, called a few respected members here everything that wasn't a compliment, set up bogus accounts to promote their crap, etc. etc. etc.

In short, they came on here and repeatedly confirmed beyond any doubt, that they had no clue or experience where successful marketing was concerned. I may not be able to remember as much as I wish I could, but I remember how absolutely irritating they were. Seemed like they would never go away.

If you want to buy a coating from NY, from an outfit whose product was 'invented' in 2011, then by all means go ahead. I myself, would consider it a better choice to buy that type product from a Florida company that had already been making it for ten or fifteen years when those guys supposedly invented it.

If you want to read (what is left of) some of those threads, start at the end of this search and read forward:
In other words, the oldest threads (that weren't deleted because of their rules violations) start at page 7.

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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by Big Casino » Sun May 17, 2015 8:30 pm

Book'm Deano!!!
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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by Deano » Sun May 17, 2015 8:46 pm

Big Casino wrote:Book'm Deano!!!
:lol: :lol:
I guess I should've taken time to agree with fl cracker on both counts. :thumbleft:
1) 'thin, like water' reflects the opposite of the high percentage of solids that you want, in any case.
2) Brian at Quickslick is a long-time airboater and a good guy to deal with.
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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by fl cracker » Sun May 17, 2015 10:19 pm

Deano coming with some heat lol . I wasn't going to say that it came from New York or wasn't even made by Airboaters. Yes it's expensive garbage to be clear!
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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by Shippee123 » Mon May 18, 2015 7:32 am

Yes the wetlander is very thin coat, I have thought about just putting what I have on my flats boat. It is slick but no match for sand or mud!
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Re: Slick bottom Coating

Post by Rich863 » Mon May 18, 2015 7:59 am

What is you put it on thick with a bunch of coats
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