Fluid Film Vs. Woody's....

Old 03-03-2015, 06:01 PM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Plymouth, MA
Posts: 1,268
Default Fluid Film Vs. Woody's....

Ok so I'm fairly convinced it's the same stuff at a fraction of the cost. Am I alone in this?

Only thing I haven't tried using it for is actually cleaning metal in the exact manner as you would with Woody's.. Spray it on, allow it to sit overnight and then wipe metal down.

Anyone tried to replace Woody's with it?? Even the smell reminds me of Woody's...

Name:  FluidFilm.jpg
Views: 755
Size:  11.5 KB
Lima Bravo is offline  
Old 03-03-2015, 06:08 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2004
Posts: 2,213

Not Fluid Film. A very good friend that has been in the marine business for a number of years and has his own offshore boat uses Sharkhide. Showed us the results and we just received ours. As soon as the weather breaks our boat will get a cleaning... Web site shows some amazing results as well.
saltfever is offline  
Old 03-03-2015, 06:21 PM
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Mississippi Gulf Coast
Posts: 2,701

I've used FF and it works great, no experience with Woody's so I can't compare. FF is big in the PWC community. When I had one I would just spray the entire inside compartment and that is it, only had to do it like once a year.
pugnacious3333 is offline  
Old 03-03-2015, 06:28 PM
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Nashville, NC
Posts: 900

I use FF on my decks just as I did the 30+ dollar bottle of Woody. No difference in my opinion. Spray the engine, Wipe all metal on boat, wiring, on a brush in the wash bucket for my reels, Boat trailer, undercarriage of my truck.
All Star is offline  
Old 03-04-2015, 02:24 PM
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Boca Grande,FL
Posts: 1,647

Been using FF for years. It's the same as WW. Some say the UV protection is not the same. I say spray it on, wash it off and don't worry about it. It's the same stuff.
haneyrm is offline  
Old 03-04-2015, 04:19 PM
Senior MemberCaptains Club MemberPLEDGER
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Seaside NJ
Posts: 1,775

Same as woodys for the most part, I've been using it as an undercoating for my Excursion with great results, stays on much longer than expected
jamesbfishin is online now  
Old 03-04-2015, 06:23 PM
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
KDM's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Lake Charles, LA
Posts: 5,218

Been preaching FF for a couple of years now. Its the same stuff
KDM is offline  
Old 03-04-2015, 08:48 PM
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Posts: 2,049

I buy it by the gallon at the local John Deere dealer. Works great on your trucks door hinges too.
BOOMER is offline  
Old 03-05-2015, 04:34 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 3,060

Fluid film is recommended by Oasis to protect the brushes and commutator on their high-volume high-pressure DC air compressor that I installed on my boat.

This product has been working well to keep these parts looking like new.

Name:  BrusheswFluidFilm.jpg
Views: 136
Size:  57.6 KB
wingless is offline  
Old 03-05-2015, 06:18 AM
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Westerly, RI
Posts: 4,777

Fluid film is an awesome product. I also recommend corrosion x.
Rival1 is offline  
Old 03-05-2015, 07:32 AM
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Pine Island Fl
Posts: 452
Default Good stuff !

Originally Posted by BOOMER View Post
I buy it by the gallon at the local John Deere dealer. Works great on your trucks door hinges too.
Up here in Ohio I cover the undersides of every vehicle I own with FF.

I buy it in bulk 5 gallon pails & apply it with a air powered undercoating gun.

I made up my own flexible extension with a 360* spray tip to snake into box frame rails & body panels.

The stuff really works. Every season I give our vehicles a good look over & respray any spots that may need touched up.

I get mine here:

Great price on 5's & a 10% off new customer code & you can get 5 gallons for a little over $150 shipped.

They have smaller sizes & fizz cans as well.

Fish_Heads is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread