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Old 02-23-2012, 11:28 AM
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Il. I will give up a couple of mph to have a clean boat.
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Yes, and this year I'm not going to try and drink all the beer Friday night so I can get out of bed on Saturday, lol
must be why I missd ya. You doing the run both days?? we did last year and palnning on doing the same again this year.
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has anyone proven or disproven the wax=slower theory? I'm all for a clean hull too if it doesn't slow me down.
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must be why I missd ya. You doing the run both days?? we did last year and palnning on doing the same again this year.
I hope so, I have to finish putting bothe boats back together or I'll be sitting at the dock............
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has anyone proven or disproven the wax=slower theory? I'm all for a clean hull too if it doesn't slow me down.
Don't know, all my stuff is slow anyway.
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Cross hatch the running surface with #120 then apply a chit load of Rain-X
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Old 02-23-2012, 03:55 PM
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were did you get the foam blocks
i can't find them anywhere
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were did you get the foam blocks
i can't find them anywhere
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When we get a shipment of flatboats that's what they stack them on.
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My experience shows a hull kept in water will still discolor with wax on the bottom.
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I always heard that waxing the bottom slows you down
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I , so far, have only run in fresh water, but, after leaving the boat in the water overnight it does stain the hull. I will give up a couple of mph to have a clean boat.

My father was given a tub of this wax back in the late 80's. It has been sitting on a shelf unused since then up until last year. After being applied to the hull and lower in anticipation of the few days the boat would be sitting in the slip, I was amazed to find that the boat picked up several MPH at cruise and there wasn't even the usual faint waterline stain. A quick wash/rinse and the stuff came off without much trouble at all.

It is the only product of its type that I've seen, and it works as advertised.
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