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Old 11-22-2017, 05:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Docked Wage View Post
So far 3 passes (20 man hours of buffing) has gotten the hull sides of this 30 year old 40 foot boat done. The results are impressive. This photo was taken from 35 feet away but note the detail of the reflections from what looks like new gelcoat.

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Looks amazing hopefully mine turns out that good! What level of oxidation did you have when you started?
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Old 11-22-2017, 05:54 PM
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Note that the guys are wearing polarized glasses while buffing even though it's cloudy.

The glasses show the oxidation much better than the naked eye. Wearing the glasses has made the job of getting even gloss across the hull much easier.
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Old 11-22-2017, 06:00 PM
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Looks amazing hopefully mine turns out that good! What level of oxidation did you have when you started?
It was bad enough that when you ran your hand over it the chalk got on your fingers.

I had actually planned to wrap the boat but figured I'd try this as a last ditch effort. No need to wrap anymore.

I will say it's not easy but the hard work has paid off.

We plan to do their final polish, foam pads and the buff pads (that look like muppet hair) this weekend.

I'm usually tough to please but this product has lived up to its claim.
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Originally Posted by Docked Wage View Post
It was bad enough that when you ran your hand over it the chalk got on your fingers.

I had actually planned to wrap the boat but figured I'd try this as a last ditch effort. No need to wrap anymore.

I will say it's not easy but the hard work has paid off.

We plan to do their final polish, foam pads and the buff pads (that look like muppet hair) this weekend.

I'm usually tough to please but this product has lived up to its claim.

That's great. I'm glad to hear you brought it back to a beautiful shine. I'm pretty confident I can't get mine back also.
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Old 11-27-2017, 07:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Docked Wage View Post
I'm usually tough to please but this product has lived up to its claim.
We're happy you like it! It looks sharp.
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is there any difference between the pink and white?is pink safe to use on a white hull?
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Old 12-11-2017, 05:49 AM
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is there any difference between the pink and white?is pink safe to use on a white hull?
The only difference between Buff Magic Pink and Buff Magic White is a chemical called Jewelers Rouge that's found in the pink version. It's a metal polish that doesn't effect fiberglass. Buff Magic White can't polish metal. Either one can be used on any color gelcoat without worry.
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Old 12-12-2017, 07:31 AM
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Old white gelcoat is very porous. If I had to do it again I'd use the white compound since I see a slight pink discoloration on the finished gel. It's very slight and only noticeable when you are looking closely but it is there.
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Originally Posted by Docked Wage View Post
Old white gelcoat is very porous. If I had to do it again I'd use the white compound since I see a slight pink discoloration on the finished gel. It's very slight and only noticeable when you are looking closely but it is there.
Just looked back at my purchase order and mine I believe is gonna be pink since it says it has the jewelers rogue in it. Hopefully it doesn't turn pink.
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It's very slight. No one will know if you don't tell them
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I bought a 4lb tub of the buff magic. That stuff is different to get off. A lot of extra wiping to get the product off after buffing but damn it looks great! I look the finished look for sure!
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I bought a 4lb tub of the buff magic. That stuff is different to get off. A lot of extra wiping to get the product off after buffing but damn it looks great! I look the finished look for sure!
Glad you like it! Here's a trick: Use a spray bottle filled with water to lightly wet the surface after buffing. Wipe with one rag to remove the bulk of the material, another rag to finish.
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Originally Posted by CaptSamShurhold View Post
Glad you like it! Here's a trick: Use a spray bottle filled with water to lightly wet the surface after buffing. Wipe with one rag to remove the bulk of the material, another rag to finish.
I will try the water. I was using many new towels as the load up quickly. That's thick stuff.
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I purchased the 4lb tub about a year ago to do my boat. Worked great, but when I went to use it last week, it had liquified and won't return to its normal consistency after several minutes of stirring. Is it possible to get a replacement tub?
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I purchased the 4lb tub about a year ago to do my boat. Worked great, but when I went to use it last week, it had liquified and won't return to its normal consistency after several minutes of stirring. Is it possible to get a replacement tub?
That will happen if the tub is left in an area that reaches to high a temperature (or an extremely low temp). It's been denatured. Sending you a PM
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Thanks, Haven't received the PM yet though.
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Turns out that for some reason I can't PM you. Sorry about that, I thought this went through yesterday.

It sounds like the Buff Magic got denatured from very high or very low temperatures. Just send me a picture of the Buff Magic along with a shipping address and we will send you a new one asap. Try PMing me with that info
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Have to give a shout out to Shurhold for their customer service. Received the replacement Buff magic within 3 days no questions asked. Truly outstanding customer service, and the product works great as well. Thanks Capt. Sam!!
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Used this for the first time over the past weekend and me and the wife were very impressed. I am by no means an expert but very handy. Started out on the stern/transom area and it brought the mirror shine back with one pass.

I need to finish doing the rest of the boat but it is very motivating seeing such amazing results!!!
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Originally Posted by UPPERbaycrabNfish View Post
Used this for the first time over the past weekend and me and the wife were very impressed. I am by no means an expert but very handy. Started out on the stern/transom area and it brought the mirror shine back with one pass.

I need to finish doing the rest of the boat but it is very motivating seeing such amazing results!!!
I'm happy it's giving you the results you want. The work is real, but the result is worth it!
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