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Old 05-24-2004, 11:45 AM
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What's up with the dirty water in NY (LI Sound)?
My boat is lifted out of the water all the time.
But just from idling around a bit, my hull has a light brown
stain from the waterline down.
How do I remove it, and is it worth it?
If it only takes an hour for this stain to take hold,
it'll come back all the time. How about any prevention so it
doesn't stick.
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:00 PM
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you could always put bottom paint on it I get the same thing here on lake erie i just use black streak remover spray it on and the stains wipe right off 15 minutes and your done.
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:02 PM
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Think the Sound is bad,, try the Hudson River... disgusting...
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:25 PM
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Ringo.....hands down the best I have fast, easy to use.....
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:26 PM
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Muratic Acid and Hydrochloric Acid are the same
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:36 PM
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Star brite hull cleaner in a spray bottle and a hose. More mild than some others and works well.
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Old 05-24-2004, 12:50 PM
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Have used the hull cleaner from West Marine. Is not real bad to use and just wipe on with a sponge and let it sit for 2-3 minutes and spray off. Not sure how to prevent it from happening...perhaps a good coat of wax after the hull cleaner would help at least initially until the wax wears off. I usually do the hull on mine twice per year. Oh yeah, my boat is trailered and not in the water or on a lift.
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Old 05-24-2004, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Spitfire1
Ringo.....hands down the best I have fast, easy to use.....
Ditto! You can get it from Vyper340 who will probably chime in soon.
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Old 05-24-2004, 01:12 PM
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"Kaboom" works but once you start you have to do it everytime. Ran into that last year.
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Old 05-24-2004, 02:51 PM
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Ditto on the Ringo from Vyper340.

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