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Old 03-21-2004, 09:38 PM
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Ive seen some posts that recommend a certain grit of sandpaper to rough up the bottom for an extra mph or so. Is it 320 or 400 or 600 or what? I have the boat off of the trailer and getting ready for the mess now. Thanks Greg
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ussually 400 will do it. HOWEVER I would not go through all the effort as the boat can be a biatch to clean and get dirty MUCH faster. Not worth the minor IF ANY gain for all the effort.

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Old 03-22-2004, 06:29 AM
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I would just leave it alone.
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