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Old 10-18-2010, 02:52 PM
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I like the 3M Marine Liquid Wax but have not really tried them all. What are your ideas? The Florida sun eates gelcoat.....
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I've always been a big fan of Fleetwax. Get the paste, not the liquid. Not an easy product to use but very good results.
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Best Boat Wax....

The one that gives YOU the best results.
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collinite, 3m, mequairs
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I am sure many are great. I like the Starbrite with Teflon stuff. Not cheap at $30/qt. Look for discounts.
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I am a fan of the collinite fleet wax as mentioned above it isent the easiest to work with but performs well.
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Rejex

Cannot speak for gelcoat finish, but for paint I use Rejex. Have used dozen or so but this seems to hold up best in So Fla. Hard to apply, but worth it IMO.
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NuFinish works great for a fraction of the cost.
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I just bought a can of McGuire's (sp?) to do my boat with and I just did the hood and fenders on my 04 Silverado to protect it from the Love-Bugs. It is called a wax and cleaner. Applies easily and buffs right off. REALLY beads up when washed.
The can that it comes in is great! It is the standard wax can size but has a tall twist off lid with an applicator. The applicator is seperated from the wax with a plastic piece. Works great to store the applicator when not in use.
I got it at KMart but seen it at Walmart also both were $5.99.
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I've always been a big fan of Fleetwax. Get the paste, not the liquid. Not an easy product to use but very good results.
Ditto. Collinite Fleetwax Paste is hands down the best. Nothing else can stay close.
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Collinite! The stuff is great, it is the only wax I have used that actually lasts all season long.
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Try Heller Glanz carnauba wax. I've never seen a wax (Collinite, Meguires, 3M) hold up the entire season and hold its shine and water beading characteristics. I use it on a 1988 hull and it looks like new.
http://www.hellerglanz.com/
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Try Heller Glanz carnauba wax. I've never seen a wax (Collinite, Meguires, 3M) hold up the entire season and hold its shine and water beading characteristics. I use it on a 1988 hull and it looks like new.
http://www.hellerglanz.com/
Funny, I just heard about this product.. heard some great things about it. Decided to buy the cleaner wax and the cream wax to do my personal boats before I use them on customers boats. Ill see when I get them!
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I find that my girl friends do the best jobs. don'r really care what they use provided it is applied with care have tried different types currelntly using 3m and a redhead.
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Waxes are good but really dont last.. I have had better luck with polishes.. Rejex works great, but I have found out that Leverage polish lasts longer and has a slightly clearer shine.
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Waxes are good but really dont last.. I have had better luck with polishes.. Rejex works great, but I have found out that Leverage polish lasts longer and has a slightly clearer shine.
Second Rejex. Also works great on the non skid
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