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Old 07-17-2015, 08:33 AM
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Recently, we have had a lot of people ask about brown staining on their hulls. Usually, this is the result of tanic water stains the hull. You can spray the hull with acidic cleaners, but this is only a temporary solution. Not to mention it eats away at your hull and trailer. Instead, fix it the right way with compounding.

Buff Magic starts rough and "grinds" the stain out. As the product cycles, it will get finer and finer in grit turning into a polish. This leaves the hull nice and shiny. Our test boat is a beat up 16ft Aquasport with severe staining. It took me around 2 hours to get the hull back in good shape using our Dual Action Polisher.

Because the hull of the boat has been ground down, flattened, and polished by Buff Magic it is much less porous. The tanic water will have a much harder time penetrating the finished hull. If you add a layer of Pro Polish, the hull will be completely protected for the life of that wax.

If you want to use Buff Magic on your boat but don't know how, check out this video which teaches you how to compound your boat.
http://shurhold.com/article/clean-n-...tion-polisher/
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Old 03-21-2017, 12:23 PM
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My boat is on a trailer, and has stains below the waterline. Topsides are fine. Any other suggestions to get out the stains besides lying on my back with a DA polisher? Any spray and rinse solutions?

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Old 03-21-2017, 02:14 PM
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You can hit it with some bottom cleaner, but you should be careful around your trailer. It can damage the metal. The problem is with those cleaners is that they further open up the gelcoat to further staining. So next time you go out, the stain will come back. Polishing and Waxing the hull is an effective way to keep that stain at bay for longer. The more polished the gelcoat, the more it will resist the staining
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Old 03-21-2017, 03:02 PM
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Collinite 920 fiberglass cleaner, very thin no grit, did not think it would work. WOW, looks like showroom. Tried the acid hull cleaner and also gritty compound still had the orange / brown stain. The 920 with buffer rocked.
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Old 03-21-2017, 03:48 PM
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I guess I'll bite the bullet and go with Buff Magic and ProPolish. Won't be fun but sounds as though the results will be better.

Thanks for the advise.
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No problem, and good luck with the project!
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