Hey folks, excellent forum.
I removed the original faded/cracking multicolored decal strips with a heat gun, Goof Off and a scraper with excellent results.
Now I'm left with what was underneath, a stripe of full, original color in the fiberglass that was covered all these years. By itself it looks great but next to the faded/oxidized hulls it's a little odd.
I plan to use 3M Marine Cleaner and Wax to remove the oxidation, and hopefully return at least some of the color, but I seriously doubt it will be enough to blend in with the original color left after removing the decal.
Any ideas? The 3M product I have is the less aggressive of another they make, just wanted to start off there first. Would using the more aggressive one get me closer to the original color? Is there another product or technique that's better for this?
THANKS in advance!