Lagerhead

Waxing the boat

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29 mins ago, Lagerhead said:

Any idea what the oxalic acid will do to the bottom paint?

Stain it white. It will discolored the trailer. 

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1 hour ago, Lagerhead said:

Gotcha, use it only on the gel coat and keep it off the trailer.

Yep.  If going that route, as an fyi, it comes in gallon jugs, used to prep cinder block prior to drylock paint

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Easiest and  most efficient  wax I’ve ever used is Maguires cleaner wax. My boats only 17 feet and I can do two coats by hand in about an hour. Boat looks good throughout the season until the yellow staining takes over down here the waterline.

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33 mins ago, brushfly said:

Easiest and  most efficient  wax I’ve ever used is Maguires cleaner wax. My boats only 17 feet and I can do two coats by hand in about an hour. Boat looks good throughout the season until the yellow staining takes over down here the waterline.

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Good stuff. I used it, you will get that yellow stain. Even more with that or any wax. Not with marina wax. I still use maguires inside boat. Yes, goes on and off real easy. 

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Just snowed again in western mass last night . I doubt May 1st will be the splash date 

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