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Old 05-13-2008, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Ona-Mission View Post
I had mine done last season with "cable wax". I think it's a 3-M product. My boat is drystacked and a bird took a dump on it. it was a lump almost like a small dog crap. when I got out on the water and going about 60 it slid off with no evadence it was ever there. I'm sold. FYI.. it's a pain in the ass to put it on, but it works great.
That sounds like Collinite 845, it was originally made to be an insulator wax for high voltage cables and lines, if its strong enough for that its good enough for autos/boats. Little finicky to use as you have to shake it like crazy to get a thinner consistancy It protects like nothings else, Megs and others aren't even in the same class.
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Old 05-13-2008, 10:55 PM
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On my second year with Leverage. I had the boat in storage and before I launched it I did the front 10 feet because I can't reach it on the Lift. My wife looked at the boat and said wow, looks great. The rest of the boat looked great even tough I hadn't waxed it since last year.
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Old 05-14-2008, 02:43 AM
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I use the Meguires liquid cleaning wax. Easy on, easy off and shines like mad. I can do the entire boat in about 20 min. Easiest wax I've ever used.

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Old 05-14-2008, 04:54 AM
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Just did the donzi with leverage for the first time and product works great easy on & off looks great too. Steve
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Old 05-14-2008, 06:44 AM
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Meguier's Flagship Premium Marine Wax. Just ask anybody who's seen my boat...the stuff SHINES.

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Old 05-14-2008, 06:55 AM
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I use Wizard products. I buffed the hull out this winter and sealed it. I'll wax it just before I go to the lake.
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Old 05-14-2008, 07:33 AM
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Ok, seems like everyone really likes leverage. How are you applying it, pad, buffer? and is everyone just toweling it off or using a buffer?
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Old 05-14-2008, 09:56 AM
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Apply by hand with 2 terry cloth towels. Here's some links.
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Old 05-14-2008, 12:10 PM
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I've used several waxes and polishes on my all white boat. The best I have found for a really deep shine is a product called Gel Gloss from the RV market. It is a thick liquid petroleum based wax that cleans as well. I need to apply it about 3 times a year, but it goes on easy and comes off easy so it's no big deal.

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Old 05-14-2008, 12:23 PM
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3M marine wax....actually use almosty all 3M products soap ect.....BZ
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