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Old 03-07-2018, 02:03 PM
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Best product I've used to date in my opinion. I've worked in body shops as a painter, was taught gel-coat repair and finishing in marinas, and now in business for myself for over 40 yrs combined, so I have been around the compound, wax and polish products for quite some time. Attending trade shows every year gives me an opportunity to see new products from the vendors. This year, Smoove Wax had a display. Being a regular user of 3m, Mequires, and Colinite to name a few, sometimes I'm a little leary to try a new product. After speaking with Jeff and checking out the products, he offered to send me some samples. He sent me a bottle of each product. I couldn't wait to try them out and had several "victims" ready. First was my 96 Maritime Skiff 14 . Gel coat was dull, having not been maintained over its lifetime by the previous owner. Using a Makita variable speed rotary wheel with a 3m wool compounding pad, I applied the Smoove Pro-Cut 1000 polishing compound. Applying a thin bead to the outer to middle diameter of the pad is my way of applying products. The Pro-cut worked great. Didn't need a lot of the product to do it's job.
Still using the wool pad, I followed up with "Bubble Gum" Micro Polish with High Gloss Polymer. First, I love the smell of this product. A bubble gum-cherry kind of aroma. Again, you don't need a huge bead on the pad to do a good size area. Very easy to work with. And the gloss it brought was awesome. Then followed it up with White Cloud High Gloss Polymer protectant. I applied that with a wool pad and also tried a tie-on polishing bonnet. Both worked for me. I was more than satisfied with the finish. The boat usually sits slipped, so I'm curious to see how it looks mid season and at haul out. I will report back.
Although it makes no mention on the bottle of applying it to painted metal, such as my white 01 Ford f350 utility body, I decided to give it a test. I skipped the compound step as I had done it a couple of years ago. Using the Bubble Gum and White Cloud, it did an amazing job. Would love to post pics but I don't find it easy, at least for me.
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I been using various wax, and using Orpine wash and wax to wash boat...boat always looks clean but loses its shine...I been told that the Orpine wash and wax takes off my shine ...going to try the Smoove boat wash, advertised that it will not take off wax..

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I think I am going to try the Smoove line of products this spring too. Glad to see the positive feedback. I am curious about the durability as well. I have always been happy with how long Collinite paste wax lasts hopefully Smoove is just as durable.
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Smoove boat wash is all have used for a couple of years. Excellent product.
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I got a bottle at a billfish tourney a while back. Great soap. Purchased the micro polish for my tower. Also good stuff.
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How does the boat wash leave windows? Tough to get the waxy residue off or no problem?
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Smoove boat wash does not have wax, like the supposed "wash/wax" products. We have used Smoove wash regularly for three years now. Best product out there, and I've used them all. Keeps it's suds, and a little goes a long way. We use a silicone blade and chamois on our Costa Clear and Isenglass, but I'm sure it would leave water spots if not dried.


I'll be interested to hear the OP's long term report. I considered switching over this season from tried and true Collinite, but wonder about the durability of the Smoove as that is what is most important to me. We get an entire season out of Collonite on the hull sides.
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I just ordered the smoove boat wash on Amazon. Same price as the Orpine and Woodys wax ive used in the past. Hopefully it performs good we'll see.
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I tried a bottle and it is good soap although I could not tell any noticeable difference in the soap I am currently using.
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The purplelicious soap smells oh so good. I really want to try the white cloud.

Probably would have used the procut, but had a gallon of presta still
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Originally Posted by Flatout71 View Post
Smoove boat wash is all have used for a couple of years. Excellent product.
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I'll second this review. Recently detailed a 2005 Sailfish 236 using the Smoove products for the first time and the results were absolutely great. Hull sides had some light oxidation and hazing, and were dull enough that dirt spots were trapped in the gelcoat and would not wash out using a boat soap.
The bottom of the hull was pretty heavily oxidized, had the brown/rust colored stains, and had some good size scuffs and scratches in the gelcoat.

I used the Procut 1000 on the sides of the hull, then put a final coat of the White Cloud polymer after compounding with the Procut 1000. Had to do some light wet sanding on the bottom of the hull to remove some of the scuffs and scratches, then compounded the bottom with the Procut 1000, then finished with a coat of the Bubble Gum micro polish. Buffing was done with a Makita varaible speed buffer with a wool pad. Will have to see how long the polymer lasts but the results were very impressive.
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Stuff works well. I am happy with it
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never tried smoove products does it work better than brite wash from shurhold i have used every product from them and works very well and seems to last for long time
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Where are You Guys getting this stuff?
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It is awesome stuff, been saying this since last year when I had my first Smoove experience. Everyone that I've turned onto it can't believe the results. Most owners I've turned onto Smoove ProCut 1000 have some level of oxidation from severe to less-so, could not believe the results after one easy application. Pro Cut is a 2 in 1 product (compound and a polish) similar to that of 3M's product, but SOOOo mush easier to work with.

ProCut just doesn't cover the oxidation with a petroleum film only to return after it wears off like some products, it actually cuts the top oxidation layer leaving behind new looking gelcoat. It is also VERY effective against moderate/minor scratches in the top layers of the gelcoat.

Their sealant is also very good, good durability and when I ran out of Woody's boat soap I tried their soap and really liked it as well.

I am former 3M addict, but this shit is the bomb and never going back.

You buy on Amazon, All Tackle or direct.

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Originally Posted by Joe R. View Post
I been using various wax, and using Orpine wash and wax to wash boat...boat always looks clean but loses its shine...I been told that the Orpine wash and wax takes off my shine ...going to try the Smoove boat wash, advertised that it will not take off wax..

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We havent seen Smoove products here yet but we use the Orpine stuff like the elixir of youth, really good product, bit pricey but so concentrated so a little goes a long way.
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Where are You Guys getting this stuff?
https://alltackle.com/brands/Smoove.html
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I just picked up the Smoove Wash & Pro-cut 1000.

For those of you using the Smoove Pro-cut, can I get away with using collinite paste wax as a protectant? Or should would I have better results with the Smoove "white cloud" protectant? I've been happy with how long the collinite paste lasts and I still have enough to do my boat this spring, so I was hoping I could save some money since I already have the collinite.

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