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Old 06-09-2004, 09:13 AM
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Mr. Clean auto gun.
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Old 06-09-2004, 10:55 AM
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where do you get water blade?

they sell em all over,,
just go to your search engine and type in water blade and u can order on the net
there is an 18 in that i bought for boat and the std i thnk is 11 in i have for cars..
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i paid 24 - for big and 14 for little one.. make sure they are the orig calif water blade as its super soft silicone and will follow the bends and shape of the boat car etc.
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Old 06-09-2004, 10:57 AM
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where do you get water blade?

http://www.autobarn.net/index.html
here u go downtown,,
seems to be good price

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Old 06-09-2004, 10:59 AM
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I have a wife for that stuff
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Tnks Jonas.
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Old 06-09-2004, 03:58 PM
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i am a lazy person where do i get one of those
Look in the yellow pages for your area. The place I rent from rents to car lots and detaliers. They were a little suprised when I told them I wanted it for my boat.

It is a fiberglass bottle (looks like a welding tank) and it is good for 1500 gallons. You hook a hose to the bottle going in and another coming out, simple. I pay $35.00 a month and $90.00 when it needs to be changed out. They come to my house and exchange the bottle for me. It has a light on top of the bottle that tells you when it needs to be changed.

I tryed the Mr. Clean product but the deionizer puts out much more water, and for a 38' boat it is much faster.

The deionizer works so well I am suprised more people don't use them. I can wash my entire boat, including the motors and bilge, in about an hour with no spots at all.
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I have a water deionizer that I rent by the month. It is the same as the car lots use to keep there vehicles clean. No drying needed at all. It dries completely spot free.
How long does it take to dry? I don't want to wait more than 20 minutes from time I wash to time I put the cover on the boat.

I ordered the California blade this afternoon. I like the idea of the back pack blower but I'd probably fall off the boat and into the water, boat is on a lift. Although it would work great on the sides. My son slipped last night and told me I was getting the Mr Clean washing stuff for fathers day, so I'll be trying that too.
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Old 06-09-2004, 10:38 PM
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I don't want to wait more than 20 minutes from time I wash to time I put the cover on the boat.
Well Hell's Bells....you can't wait longer? What's the big rush? Walk back up to your shack, have a couple beers and then put the DAMN cover on!!
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Old 06-09-2004, 10:48 PM
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Well Hell's Bells....you can't wait longer? What's the big rush? Walk back up to your shack, have a couple beers and then put the DAMN cover on!!
Then I'll fall in for sure. Takes about 20 minutes to put the full cover on including all the bungees since I have to move one of the docks around to get under the boat. Besides, if I come in a say 8, takes almost 2 hours to fog and flush the motors, wash and dry, then it's dark so the boat isn't going to air dry anyway. I do think the neighbors will love the blower running at night, I really like that idea.
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where do you get water blade?
Seen them at Auto Zone before.
I keep one on board for getting rid of the morning dew and bugs that cover the bow when we stay out over nite. Work GREAT! Otherwise the Absorber is used. Works better than chamois.
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