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Old 10-27-2002, 04:23 PM
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run it into a sandbar real fast . HAHAHAHA
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Old 10-27-2002, 04:31 PM
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hmmm.... people keep telling me that, 1 it will remove the bottom paint primer, 2 it will clean my drive 3. i will need a new drive, nothing bad about Black Hawks or Arnesons....
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Old 10-27-2002, 05:43 PM
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Power wash your hull and drives, then use`s on - off ...
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Old 10-27-2002, 08:15 PM
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I used 3M Heavy Duty Hull and Deck Cleaner. Did a great job at taking off the black residue on thre transom (from the exhaust) and the waterline scum. Bought it for $7.- at Wal-Mart. Best stuff I've tried so far...
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Old 10-27-2002, 09:04 PM
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dock rat , does the 3m hull cleaner clean algae growth and brown scum line ?
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Old 10-28-2002, 09:42 AM
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I don't have a slip and boat never sits in the water for more than a weekend at a time, so I can't say about heavy algae growth. Still, I usually notice a "slimy" buildup at the waterline. Regular soap and water dosen't touch this stuff, but the 3M cleaner took it right off. Also worked great on the textured non-skid areas such as the swim platform (used a brush). After I cleaned the hull with the 3M stuff, I waxed with Meguiars #6 liquid cleaner wax and it came out great. Looks like new.
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Old 10-28-2002, 09:56 AM
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What is good for black exhaust on transom. I am now using simple green or super cleaner but it still takes scrubing.
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Old 11-04-2002, 01:04 PM
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I finally used the stuff that I bought from Dave a few months back. It works pretty well. It did a great job off getting rid of the lingering algae and scum lines. It still took some scrubbing to get off the heavy stuff. All in all, I would say that it is worth the investment. It is easy to apply, like a liquid wax, let it set for about 3-5 minutes, and spray off. I then washed the whole boat top to bottom, and it is now cleaner than when I bought it. On my 26' boat, using liberally, I used about 1/3 of the bottle. The whole boat is ready for a wazing now before the long winter nap.

And... Simple Green just came out with a more transparent Lemon cleaner that worked well on cleaning off the exhaust stains as well. I bought it at Walmart.

Thanks again Dave.
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Old 11-04-2002, 01:20 PM
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What cleaner is the easiest to use for the black soot on the transom Is this stuff the ticket or is it for the scum line?
I want a spray on and wash off type product if possible. Too many parts and hoses on the transom to try and wipe something on.
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