I am doing the bright deck, colored hull approach on my MC 16.5 and wish the rubrails to be bright not painted. I have held them back until the deck and hull are finished, but am now wondering if I will get good adhesion to the painted shear.
My intent has been to predrill pilot holes, seal and finish the rails, and then apply to the shears.
Any advice as to what to do or not do to assure a happy completion of this project? (The hull is now painted, btw, but the deck still awaiting varnish.