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04-14-2020, 07:17 AM
Replies: 20
Wax
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Posted By glc203

Been very happy with Collinite

Been very happy with Collinite
04-06-2020, 05:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,644
Posted By glc203

You don't want a super slick surface like gel...

You don't want a super slick surface like gel coat. Non-skid waxes provide some UV protection and ease of removing stains, but aren't so stick you'll slip and slide on the deck. I like the Starbrite...
04-06-2020, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 909
Posted By glc203

Starbrite for both non-skid wash and wax.

Starbrite for both non-skid wash and wax.
03-29-2020, 02:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,311
Posted By glc203

I did WW a couple of seasons, switched to Star...

I did WW a couple of seasons, switched to Star Brite non-skid cleaner with PTEF (use regularly)and wax (a couple of times per season). Very happy with the feedback it gives on application and the...
Forum: Northeast
02-07-2020, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By glc203

Anybody have any recs for SW CT (Fairfield...

Anybody have any recs for SW CT (Fairfield County)?
Forum: Northeast
01-21-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,709
Posted By glc203

Red Tide?

To those on the west coast of Florida, has the red tide caused much in inconvenience for you in the past? And what are your views on dealing with it in the future.

Definitely sold on west coast vs...
Forum: Northeast
01-21-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By glc203

Thanks, is there a website outlining the things I...

Thanks, is there a website outlining the things I need to do or have done over the winter?
Forum: Northeast
01-21-2020, 04:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By glc203

Twin diesel inboards.

Twin diesel inboards.
Forum: Northeast
01-17-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 952
Posted By glc203

Winter Storage Options

I've been storing my boat indoors at considerable cost and am rethinking it. Being a mile upriver from LI Sound, here are the three realistic options for me:

1) Indoor storage. Costly

2) On...
12-02-2019, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,180
Posted By glc203

I wouldn't wax the sand texture non-skid. You can...

I wouldn't wax the sand texture non-skid. You can use a strong cleaner or citrus wash which should brighten the surface back, but if it's still too chalky try a very fine polish. I'd start with...
11-18-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,474
Posted By glc203

In the 5+ years of twin Cummins diesels I've had...

In the 5+ years of twin Cummins diesels I've had zero repair and minimal maintenance issues. The only major difference than outboards is having to open up the aftercoolers every couple of years....
11-18-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,429
Posted By glc203

Regular cleaning: StarBrite Non-Skid Cleaner, 303...

Regular cleaning: StarBrite Non-Skid Cleaner, 303 Vinyl Cleaner
Monthly: Imar Strataglass Cleaner, StarBrite Non-Skid Deck Wax
2x/Season: Collinite Metal Polish, StarBrite Rub Rail Cleaner, Imar...
11-04-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By glc203

Be very careful with bleach on your vinyl seats....

Be very careful with bleach on your vinyl seats. It will work on the vinyl, but really do a number on the fabric stitching.
10-22-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,268
Posted By glc203

+1, I used a reggae mop to apply. Worked great.

+1, I used a reggae mop to apply. Worked great.
10-20-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,761
Posted By glc203

Put it on all my non-skid yesterday. Went on nice...

Put it on all my non-skid yesterday. Went on nice and smooth. I used a little more initially to prime the mop but once it was saturated I used very little. Could see how evenly it coated as I went...
10-16-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,761
Posted By glc203

Deck waxing in general is a pretty inexact...

Deck waxing in general is a pretty inexact science. I initially tried Woody Wax, but it was either too slick or seemed to leave nothing - it was hard to get any feedback on the application during the...
10-15-2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,761
Posted By glc203

Don't know, I don't wax my non-skid. But it works...

Don't know, I don't wax my non-skid. But it works great and the PTEF acts as a bit of a stain barrier.
Forum: Northeast
10-15-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By glc203

Just to follow up, all seats and cushions were...

Just to follow up, all seats and cushions were re-installed Thursday and they look great.

A strong recommendation for Seafarer Canvas!
Forum: Northeast
10-15-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By glc203

Just to follow up, all seats and cushions were...

Just to follow up, all seats and cushions were re-installed Thursday and they look great.

A strong recommendation for Seafarer Canvas!
10-09-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 14,524
Posted By glc203

We bought a 2005 3600 Open several years back....

We bought a 2005 3600 Open several years back. Over the last few years we've replaced both alternators, all batteries, an AC pump, fuel sender and new aftercooler cores. These are all fairly normal...
Forum: Northeast
10-08-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By glc203

About 13 pieces total. Every upholstered piece...

About 13 pieces total. Every upholstered piece including bumpers got replaced. It's a Tiara 3600 Open with the L-shaped bench on the port side of the cockpit.
Forum: Northeast
10-07-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By glc203

Ended up going with Seafarer Canvas out of...

Ended up going with Seafarer Canvas out of Norwalk. Very competitive on price. Not the cheapest, but close, and they have 30 years experience and a couple of guys at my marina used them with great...
Forum: Northeast
10-01-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By glc203

Seat and cushion upholsterer in Westchester/Fairfield

Looking to recover my vinyl seats and cushions. Any recommendations for someone serving Westchester/Fairfield? Will also consider those in Niantic/New London as my store it there in the winter.
Forum: Northeast
09-30-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
Posted By glc203

Upholstery in NY/CT

Looking to re-upholster the vinyl seats and trim either over the winter (stored in Niantic) or next spring (Fairfield/Westchester county). Any recommendations?
09-30-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,241
Posted By glc203

Used acetone (just smooth it over, don't rub too...

Used acetone (just smooth it over, don't rub too hard), followed by StarBrite Rub Rail Restorer. Came out great and just put the Restorer on from time to time to keep it nice.
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