How do I get this out?

Old 09-28-2015, 11:38 AM
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I recently took ownership of a Lancer 45' motorsailor. I've only pressure washed it but there are some spots that won't rub off by hand. I haven't tried anything to remove it but what would be best to take this out? The black circles, which were like fungus, is what I'm referring to. It was/is bad.

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Old 09-28-2015, 02:25 PM
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Have you tried something like Starbrite Hull Cleaner? It works great to remove the brown scum from brackish water. I would imagine it might be a good place to start. Also could try bar keepers friend. Costs like $2 at the grocery store. However, it is essentially wet sanding an area and will remove any wax/finish. I would start there.
Old 09-30-2015, 05:38 AM
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I'm sorry I didn't get back to you sooner, I was at a trade show.

The answer to your question depends on the results your looking for. If all you are trying to do is remove the spots, some form of chemical cleaner (strong acids/bases) should work. That won't help your boats heavy oxidation, but it should clean up the spots.

If I were in your shoes, the answer would be to compound your hull. Obviously, that's a lot of work, but the results will surprise you. If you know how to work a Rotary, I would suggest using one along with a quality compound like our Buff Magic. If you are not comfortable with a Rotary, we have a very powerful Dual Action Polisher called the PRO, which would be a safer alternative.

If you have never detailed a hull before, we have how-to videos on our website. Again, it comes down to choice. Removing the spots with chemicals (should be) an easy fix. The truth is your boat should be compounded, which will remove the spots and restore the shine. That is a hard/sweaty fix. The choice is yours friend!
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