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 Post subject: Hull Polish
PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 12:47 pm 
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What is the best polish to use on h16 hulls? I have a newer boat and want to restore the hulls to their original shine, without affecting performance or breaking rrs rule 53. Thoughts? Thanks!


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 Post subject: Re: Hull Polish
PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 3:26 pm 
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My favorites come from Gel Coat Labs. They have a heavy cut, a fine cut, and a micro-polish/sealant, depending on how bad off your hulls are.

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 Post subject: Re: Hull Polish
PostPosted: Wed Nov 13, 2013 7:54 pm 
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My favorites are from 3M - they essentially have the same stuff (different grades / grits of polishes)

Gel coat is actually pretty soft - go easy on it, and stay away from the vinyl hull graphics.


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 Post subject: Re: Hull Polish
PostPosted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 5:56 pm 
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starbrite Teflon polish

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 Post subject: Re: Hull Polish
PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:47 am 
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Looking on the Starbrite site and can only find PTEF, not Teflon. Is it the same thing?

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 Post subject: Re: Hull Polish
PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:49 pm 
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jpedsailing wrote:
Looking on the Starbrite site and can only find PTEF, not Teflon. Is it the same thing?

Teflon® is DuPont's trademark name of their brand of polytetraflouroethelyne (PTFE).


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