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PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:04 pm 
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Any advice on a quick and easy way to make the hulls look a little nicer? I don't want to sand anything, just want to know what products people use to make the hulls a bit cleaner and nicer looking. I have white hulls with a black stripe.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 9:27 am 
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I have not tried it on mine yet but seems Starbrite is used by others on the forum. Do a search on the site for restoring / cleaning and you should find some more info.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:02 am 
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Starbrite, or any other product containing Oxalic acid, will clean out the pore/pock/pits in the gelcoat caused by UV

my go to is Bar Keepers Friend, located next to the Comet abrasive cleaner at the hardware store
they have a "liquid" version, but you can add your own water to the powder version and slather on a paste

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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 3:54 am 
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"Slimy Grimy", sprays on, you can rub the worst spots with your fingers or hand, hose off. You won't believe how well this stuff works on fiberglass.

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