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Old 01-19-2005, 09:18 PM
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Default WAX and waxing bottom of boat??

Just a couple of questions on what wax everyone has had good experience with, last year I used the Turtle wax 2000 ?? green bottle?? it was the best I have ever used it really made my boat shine but, also made the boat bow too slick to walk on, had to crawl (seriously). But didn't last the summer?

Also has anyone waxed the bottom of their boat, I heard it would slow you down but after not waxing the bottom on mine for years now I am thibking it may need it??

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Old 01-19-2005, 09:24 PM
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wax it all and often.... i use waxing frenzy stuff, good stuff....
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have you tried speedwax? you can gain 5 to 7 mph just by waxing your unit vigorously with it. it was developed by a scientist named lilduece.
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it will get ya 8 MPH per coat...... try a couple of coats and see what happens..
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NEVER wax the bottom of your boat
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i never said wax the bottom of your boat i said " wax your unit vigorously" its all in the detail...you can pick up 5 to 7 mph hand speed and if done right you can gain a stroke when you switch hands...
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Id wax the bottom of my boat but im afraid it will seal in the brown stuff ..Id wax the top of my boat but Im afraid wax wont stick to spf 15 and beer ..
I save alot on wax
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NEVER wax the bottom of your boat
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yeah why not? where would you stop?
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A buddy of mine waxes the bottom of his Top Gun all the time.I tried it,and it is easier to keep the bottom clean.Keep in mind,Im in freshwater.I think that salt water would eat wax almost immediately,and that it would be pointless.
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