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Old 08-09-2009, 07:05 AM
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Will a clay bar remove water spots from my deck, it is paint?
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A good wax will remove them.. Wash it and wipe it down with a towel.. Then hit it with good wax

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If they are hard waterspots then wax will not take them off nor will a clay bar. Depending on how bad they are you might have to wet sand them. But I would try buffing them off first with a high speed buffer with some compound. I have seen waterspots so bad where you have to wet sand them because you would have to try to hard with the buffer which would make you more likely to burn the paint. So I would try buffing them first just make sure you know what your doing with a buffer. I have a mobile detailing business and just about every boat I do these days has hard waterspots. So I hope this helps. Let me know if you have anyother questions.

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I would first try and see if Lime-Away or something like it will take off the hard water spots without harming the finish. I have occasionally use it on my Formula (gel and Imron paint) for the last four years and it works great! Removes water spots completely. I follow up with a polish then wax. Use it on my outdrives too.
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A little vinger water will work best.
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The water here in OK is harder than woodpecker lips...I have good luck with a magic eraser spunge. It will scratch black if you get on it hard...
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The water here in OK is harder than woodpecker lips...I have good luck with a magic eraser spunge. It will scratch black if you get on it hard...
Yet another use for those things. Incredible - I never would have guessed they take off hard water spots. They must be taking the wax off as well?
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I use cleaner-wax from star brite
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I had the same problem and had to buff the boat to get rid of the spots...I purchased a water deionizing system from Costgo that works fantastic....just hose it off and walk away
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Magic eraser will take it off. But it will take the wax off too.
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