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Old 08-20-2008, 09:55 AM
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want a cheaper alternative to woody wax.

for the past several years i found a product that works just as well. it comes in an aerosol can and can be purchased for about $8-9 at i believe tractor supply, atlantic tractor. ace etc or the internet............its called FLUID FILM. its hard to find up north but very popular down south.....just google "fluid film"

the application process is exactly the same as woody's products. exactly.

funny thing is both products must have some of the same/similar chemicals..........just smell both products. they even smell the same. now look at the color of both products side by side.

nope not on drugs....just try it. now put the savings in your gas tank
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I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one who noticed the similarities. I too had used Woody wax on my brite work and it was outstanding. I also had some Fluid Film. I noticed the same distinct odor from the two and the same color. Fluid Film says it is a Wool-based formulation I used it on the brite work and the results were the same. I then contacted Woody Wax via e-mail and asked specifically if it was a Wool-based formulation. This was about one year ago. To this date, I have received no reply from Woody Wax. That leads me to believe the secret formula has been discovered.
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Thanks for the tip.
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want a cheaper alternative to woody wax.

for the past several years i found a product that works just as well. it comes in an aerosol can and can be purchased for about $8-9 at i believe tractor supply, atlantic tractor. ace etc or the internet............its called FLUID FILM. its hard to find up north but very popular down south.....just google "fluid film"

the application process is exactly the same as woody's products. exactly.

funny thing is both products must have some of the same/similar chemicals..........just smell both products. they even smell the same. now look at the color of both products side by side.

nope not on drugs....just try it. now put the savings in your gas tank

Mr. Capt. John Deering, or may I just call you Mr. Anderson? We really must meet to discuss this issue sometime.








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marytime: 10-4

ludicrous: nothing to discuss, fluid film works exactly the same!
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Yeh, but has anyone tried it on their non-skid? Besides brightwork, this is one of the intended uses for Woody Wax. I'm just curious if Fluid Film would be as safe (and UV protective) on non-skid. If they're kissin' cousins, it probably is OK, but I don't want to bust my butt giving it a try.
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Dang....I'm hungry. Think I'll make a sandwich with this stuff...


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ever smell carnuba wax? Woody Wax is great stuff, easy to apply and works. Nice lady who represents them at the shows too . . . .
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i am confused,bright work i understand,but how about nonskid, i luv fluid film for my trailer,guns, ect, more info please
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The msds sheets for the two products appear quite different.
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Woody Wax is great stuff, easy to apply and works. Nice lady who represents them at the shows too . . . .
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Careful OP, that's one of those products that you don't cross around here. Recall Scout Boats a few years back...for the record, I don't have a problem with either.
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Well............ I probably won't get to experiment and compare them. I know Ilike WW on the non-skid,and at 2 or 3 squirts every time I wax,my 2 bottles will last me last a long long time....
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Dang....I'm hungry. Think I'll make a sandwich with this stuff...

I think not. Capt. John was trying to pass along a helpful tip (and a money-saving one at that), and when I use up the bottle of Woody that I just bought (could be a while), I will give it a try.
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gents it has nothing to do with spam or whether the woody wax folks work hard. i don't have any issue with woody wax or its mgmt.

i simply passed along a cheaper alternative that works well for me on everything, non-skip, aluminum, etc. Try it if you like, i don't really care and its still america until november.
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Capt. John Deering,

THANK YOU , for sharing the information !

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and its still america until november.

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So has anyone tried it on non-skid?
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