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Old 01-18-2014, 12:11 PM
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I had my boat compounded, waxed, etc. and it looks great. Now what? Is there an "easy" wax product that I can apply myself that requires minimum or no buffing, etc?
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Bump bc I would like to know also. I tried a car "quick wax" but it didn't really have any affect...
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Collinites or 3M.
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Collinite Fleet wax. How much did you pay for the detail if you don't mind me asking?
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I have always used NuFinish and have had good luck with it.
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Originally Posted by Fatherof4 View Post
I have always used NuFinish and have had good luck with it.
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Make the detailing last. Do this by not going crazy with the boat soap. Only a little bit. If you chamois your boat when you wash then try and skip the soap if it's just sea salt your trying to get off. Of there is fish guts and blood then use the soap. Soap will remove wax especially if you like lots of bubbles.
Collinites is a good wax both the cleaner wax and the insulator wax is good. The insulator wax lasts pretty well and will outshine most everything on the market. but if you live near a airport or have a lot of fall out then you might want to stay clear since it will cause black streaks
Just my .02 after many years of yacht care
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Originally Posted by mickmc View Post
Collinite Fleet wax. How much did you pay for the detail if you don't mind me asking?
$350. They did a very good job. The boat looks like new. Quotes ranged from $300 to $850. Not an efficient market, to be sure.
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I have been using this product with GREAT results:

http://www.surfcitygarage.com/shop/b...auba-paste-wax
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Ultima paint guard plus. Wipe on walk away. End of story. IF the hull has already been preped. Zero buffing required. Google it. Proven results.
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Ultima, OptiSeal, OptiCoat. All extremely good.
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Originally Posted by wmflyfisher View Post
Ultima paint guard plus. Wipe on walk away. End of story. IF the hull has already been preped. Zero buffing required. Google it. Proven results.
I have not buffed anything - boats cars etc - in 3 years after discovering this....Here's another one that's pretty cool....apply and wipe off - not a hard buff:

http://youtu.be/3DlnUcEecqI
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Originally Posted by Glen E View Post
I have not buffed anything - boats cars etc - in 3 years after discovering this....Here's another one that's pretty cool....apply and wipe off - not a hard buff:

http://youtu.be/3DlnUcEecqI
Hi Glen
I took your advice to use Ultimate prep and plus polish around 6 months ago. Very happy.
I feel I need to go again so do I need to apply the prep again or just clean and wipe on a new coat of Ultimate polish ?
Thanks in advance
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