I have actually noticed that many kind of fishing watercrafts have sparkly paint. Does it make the boat even more attractive to fish or is it just a marketing gimmick?


I have actually functioned on a lot of commercial fishing watercrafts, and also can not respeak to a sparkly one. But they were all made of steel. For timber boats though, it seems that mica added to the paint , boosts both water and also UV resistance.

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http://www.parasmica.com/wet_ground_mica_powder.htm


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Fishtar:

I have actually worked on many commercial fishing boats, and also deserve to not respeak to a sparkly one. But they were all made of steel. For timber watercrafts though, it appears that mica included to the paint , improves both water and UV resistance.

http://www.parasmica.com/wet_ground_mica_powder.htm

I think the OP was on about little bit lake bass watercrafts through expensive outmuzic-ivan.info on them. Fiber glass wonders they are and many kind of have the pickup truck, the trailer & the boat via the very same paint and also pattern. I’ve never before had actually a home that costs as much as these rigs. :dubious:

Contrasted to significant boat fishing, they are playthings, expensive toys however toys none the much less, IMO


Senegoid June 4, 2014, 8:57am #5

Yeah, go to any kind of marina wright here civilization have personal-size recreational outboard motor boats; not commercial fishing watercrafts. They’re often called “bass boats” and also popularly have actually fiberglas hulls painted with a hefty mixing of glitter (it looks like) in the coating. Sometimes the glitter is multi-colored.

Close-up pic

I wish I might obtain my auto painted prefer that! (It’s not the same as an italic paint-job, I don’t think, which is not virtually as glittery.)


DrFidelius June 4, 2014, 10:04am #6

More attrenergetic to anglers than to fish. The watercraft manufacturers are not trying to get the fish to buy one.


psychonaut June 4, 2014, 10:14am #7
Senegoid:

I wish I can acquire my auto painted prefer that! (It’s not the exact same as an italic paint-task, I don’t think, which is not virtually as glittery.)

What’s an italic paint job? Google and also various dictionaries don’t revolve up any paint-related senses of “italic”.


LSLGuy June 4, 2014, 10:50am #8

I suspect he meant “metallic” paint project, meaning one via glitter flakes or glitter powder blended in. It was much the rage on tradition cars in the 50s-70s.


lieu June 4, 2014, 12:20pm #9
LSLGuy:

I suspect he intended “metallic” paint job, definition one with glitter flakes or glitter powder mixed in. It was much the rage on tradition cars in the 50s-70s.

You got to wonder if that’s what started the trend with watercrafts, some male rodding in his tradition misses a revolve, ends up in the lake, as they’re pulling it out someone takes a action earlier and also claims “Hey, ya understand, this looks pretty excellent in the soup.”


doorhinge June 4, 2014, 1:41pm #10
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talldarkfellow:

Why execute fishing boats have sparkly paint?

I have noticed that many kind of fishing watercrafts have actually sparkly paint. Does it make the watercraft more attractive to fish or is it just a marketing gimmick?

The watercraft manufacturers are trolling for suckers. And I don’t mean the fish range.

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Colophon June 4, 2014, 2:04pm #11
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psychonaut:

What’s an italic paint job? Google and various dictionaries don’t turn up any kind of paint-related senses of “italic”.

Italic paint project (note the angle).


Senegoid June 4, 2014, 6:35pm #12
LSLGuy:

I suspect he expected “metallic” paint job, interpretation one with glitter flakes or glitter powder blended in. It was much the rage on practice cars in the 50s-70s.

I’m certain we likewise provided to speak to that italic. Am I remembering wrong?


48Willys June 4, 2014, 7:00pm #13
Senegoid:

I’m sure we additionally provided to call that italic. Am I remembering wrong?

Never before heard it dubbed that as soon as I was warm rodding. Might be a southerly california point though. I was in Northern The golden state, Oregon, Washington, and Idaho.


Omar_Little June 4, 2014, 7:09pm #14

Metallic flake paint was initially typically done on the fiberglass bodies of dune buggies, and also then adjusted for bass watercrafts because it was “cool”, then motorcycle helmets, and also even more freshly collegiate footround helmets.


LSLGuy June 5, 2014, 12:50pm #15
Senegoid:

I’m sure we additionally used to speak to that italic. Am I remembering wrong?

Not that I’ve ever before heard. And I was energetic in the SoCal warm automobile scene throughout the 70s & at an early stage 80s.

It does sound specifically choose the sort of hearing error a kid or somebody from a much various accent location might hear. E.g. a Bostonian saying “metallic” can be misheard as “italic” by a Texan. Or vice versa.

Kids, through their a lot smaller sized vocabulary & much smaller sized suffer with out-of-local-location accents are especially susceptible to these kinds of mistakes.


Ranger_Jeff June 5, 2014, 3:34pm #16

I number it’s to lure the buyers, not fish. Bass watercrafts spend more time on their trailers than in the water anymeans.


EdwinAmi June 5, 2014, 4:01pm #17

because fishermen are FABULOUS


sparky_1 June 5, 2014, 4:12pm #18
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GusNSpot:

I think the OP was on about little lake bass watercrafts via huge outmuzic-ivan.info on them. Fiber glass wonders they are and many kind of have the pickup truck, the trailer & the watercraft through the same paint and pattern. I’ve never had a home that costs as much as these rigs. :dubious:

Compared to substantial watercraft fishing, they are playthings, expensive toys yet playthings none the less, IMO

Bold for comment.

Bass boats: bereason trolling a 5 when lure through the water requires 1,000 HP!

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gnoitall June 5, 2014, 4:24pm #19
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sparky_1:

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Bass boats: bereason trolling a 5 when attract with the water needs 1,000 HP!

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It’s lol-worthy, yet inexact.

Trolling the entice needs a 1- or 2-HP electric trolling motor.

Getting to the perfect fishing spot ahead of all your rivals needs a 1kHP* multi-cylinder gas-powered engine. So does getting earlier to the dock prior to the last horn blows if you fish to the last second to pull in the absolute max number (or weight, or linked length) of prize fish.

Yeah, it’s about fishing tournaments. And then competitive fishing wannabes.

*Slight exaggeration in maintaining with parent article. The best outboard I’ve ever before heard of is a little more than 1/2 of that. Which is still ridiculously overpowered. It’s even more horsepower than many kind of stock classic-era muscle cars.

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ZenBeam June 5, 2014, 4:43pm #20
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gnoitall:

Getting to the perfect fishing spot ahead of all your competitors needs a 1kHP* multi-cylinder gas-powered engine.

Wouldn’t the fish hear you coming?

I assumed you were meant to be quiet to not scare the fish. Or is that just what they say to that guy who won’t shut up?


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