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Non-Skid recommendation - pics for CaptSam


Non-Skid recommendation - pics for CaptSam

Old 08-30-2018, 07:16 PM
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Default Non-Skid recommendation - pics for CaptSam


It is REALLY hard to get a good non-skid shot that shows how dull it is, when there is nothing to compare it to.
Here's a few. I'll try to get some more in daylight tomorrow.

I wonder where I should start with bringing this back?

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Old 08-31-2018, 01:23 PM
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Your right, it always looks better in pictures. Lets start with easy stuff. Those scuffs on the edge of the cap are marks where a hose has been drug over the top, or small scratches that have filled in with dirt. A quick buff will remove those, or you could clean it a light alcohol solution (this will strip the wax).

As for the non-skid, if you want to brighten it up, you can buff with a wool pad and a Rotary. Use a heavy cutting compound and work at an average speed of 1800-2200 rpms. Treat it exactly like you would other gelcoats, just make sure to clean it thoroughly when your done. Non-skid tends too hold onto compound a little better than a smooth surface. I usually wash the deck with light degreaser and a medium deck brush once I'm done.
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