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Old 11-22-2017, 06:53 PM   #61
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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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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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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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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, 08:22 AM   #65
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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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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 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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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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