Can I apply TotalBoat Topside Primer to a metal surface? Annette DiOrio August 12, 2021 16:10 Updated No, do not apply TotalBoat Topside Primer directly to any type of metal surface. For metal surfaces, such as steel and aluminum, apply TotalBoat 2-Part Epoxy Primer to these properly prepared surfaces, as directed. Related articles Which TotalBoat bottom paint is best for underwater metals? Can I apply wax to cured TotalBoat Wet Edge topside paint? Can I apply TotalBoat Aluminum Boat Paint below the waterline? After applying TotalBoat Wet Edge paint, how long do I wait before I can apply masking tape to the surface? Can I apply TotalBoat Polyester Structural Repair Putty to a metal surface? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.