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Boat Maintenance: The Essential Guide Guide to Cleaning, Painting, and Cosmetics By William Burr

Boat Maintenance: The Essential Guide Guide to Cleaning, Painting, and Cosmetics by William Burr

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Summary

Provides guidance to the techniques and products that can preserve and protect your boat year after year. This book shows you how to clean and maintain fiberglass, wood, metal, fabric, and plastics. It teaches you how to select and apply paints, varnishes, and other coatings, in addition to sealants and adhesives.

Boat Maintenance: The Essential Guide Guide to Cleaning, Painting, and Cosmetics Summary

Boat Maintenance: The Essential Guide Guide to Cleaning, Painting, and Cosmetics by William Burr

Most boaters spend too much time and money trying to find cleaning and maintenance products that can keep their vessels in top-notch shape. Bill Burr's "Boat Maintenance" ends those costly searches by providing this comprehensive guide to the techniques and products that can preserve and protect your boat year after year. This is the first book to combine practical, how-to instructions with objective product recommendations. Combining Burr's varied experience in boating and chemical engineering with the advice of marine professionals, "Boat Maintenance" shows you how to clean and maintain fiberglass, wood, metal, fabric, and plastics. You'll also learn how to select and apply paints, varnishes, and other coatings, in addition to sealants and adhesives.With "Boat Maintenance", you get: expert advice on more than 150 brand-name products; quick answers to typical boat problems; money-saving tips on using low-cost generic substitutes; weekly, monthly, and seasonal preventive maintenance schedules; data on the chemical components and environmental dangers of products; and, safety tips on proper product handling.

About William Burr

A lifelong boater, William M. Burr, Jr., is author of two how-to books about boating: Boat Maintenance (IM, 2000) and Sailing Tips: 1,000 New Ways to Solve Old Problems. He lives aboard a 37-foot Jeanneau sailboat and regularly faces the problems that he writes about -- including that of keeping his boat safe during storms.

Table of Contents

Introduction1 General Care2 Fiberglass3 Wood4 Metal5 Selection and Application of Coatings6 Sealants and Adhesives7 Fabric8 Plastic, Vinyl, Line, and Rubber9 Interior MaintenanceAppendix 1. Periodic Upkeep SchedulesAppendix 2. Boat ProblemsAppendix 3. Boat Parts to Be CleanedAppendix 4. Chemical IngredientsProduct IndexGeneral IndexAbout the Author

Additional information

GOR002681314
Boat Maintenance: The Essential Guide Guide to Cleaning, Painting, and Cosmetics by William Burr
Used - Very Good
Hardback
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
2000-05-01
176
0071357033
9780071357036
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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