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Old 04-07-2017, 10:56 AM
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I know it's been a couple of months since this was brought up, but I just got my boat out of storage. I went with Glass Dave's recommendation on the FOY and after just the total buff I couldn't believe how good an old 1988 boat looks. It is hands down the easiest compound I have ever worked with. The fact that it's self diminishing is awesome. No more 3 steps to get to a nice polished shine from the compound.




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Old 04-25-2017, 05:19 PM
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Can you send a picture of the bottle you used ?!?
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Old 04-26-2017, 06:04 AM
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http://www.power1one.com/Fountain_of...ally_Buff.html

Here is the website I bought it on. It isn't a bottle you will find locally
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Old 04-26-2017, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by DBleil89 View Post
http://www.power1one.com/Fountain_of...ally_Buff.html

Here is the website I bought it on. It isn't a bottle you will find locally
How much product did it take for you're boat?
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Old 04-26-2017, 11:27 AM
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The VIP is 23ft. And it took about half a bottle give or take some. I still have enough left to do my 220 Stingray. I bought the quart and if I didn't get the shine I wanted on the first round I just out more down and did it again. I would say on a 23 foot boat that isn't horribly fades you could use a Pint and have enough product.

All I know is if I get low in buying another quart and I'm gonna buff my dad's 19ft. Open bow.

I also bought the cuddy buddy and cleaned my interior. It was pretty bad and tried some other cleaners and did work great. The cuddy buddy made it look great as well. Here is the listing for the boat to see how clean everything is. It is all cleaned with FOY products and I'm super happy with the product line.
https://pittsburgh.craigslist.org/boa/6102591060.html

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Old 04-26-2017, 12:35 PM
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Thanks, I'll be ordering some.
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Old 05-23-2017, 09:11 PM
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Use a variable speed buffer not real fast with a wool pad. Start with Aqua buff 1000, Then go to Aqua buff 2000, world of difference and then finish off with perfect it. You'll see the wrinkles in your face.
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Old 06-02-2017, 10:37 AM
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is there a particular foam pad that is best for removing wax? (mitcher t paint )
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Old 11-23-2017, 03:44 PM
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Ai planned on using my cyclo polisher with the foam pads and presta or FOY products. Should I only use the wool or will the foam work with it?
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Old 06-30-2018, 08:59 PM
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Anybody have any pictures of the aqua-buff/presta super cut/presta gel coat compound results to compare to the FOY product recommendations results above?

Need to buy product this week for sand & buff session.
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