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Best marine wax?
Jul 23rd, 2010 at 5:52pm
 
I've been using the middle of the road Autozone products. Are they all the same or is there something that everyone here just LOVES?
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Reply #1 - Jul 23rd, 2010 at 6:07pm
 
Just recently tried Babe's spray on/wipe off and it looks great and is very simple.
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Reply #2 - Jul 23rd, 2010 at 9:56pm
 
If used Babe's before and it works good.

This summer I've been using and Ducky boat cleaner to get rid of the water spots when I first pull her out of the lake.

I really like Meguiars boat wax for waxing.
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Reply #3 - Jul 24th, 2010 at 7:55am
 
After a day at the lake I wash and then finish up with a spray bottle of water and vinegar before putting her away.  Works pretty well.
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Reply #4 - Jul 25th, 2010 at 3:43pm
 
I'm using some Wal-Mart off brand boat wax, works pretty well, my boat has a great shine. I might try some Zaino that I use for my Viper, fantastic stuff.

That vinegar idea is pretty neat, I may give that a whirl.
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Reply #5 - Jul 27th, 2010 at 2:31pm
 
Wouldn't the vinegar dissolve the wax?
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Reply #6 - Aug 6th, 2010 at 11:50pm
 
Wake man wrote on Jul 27th, 2010 at 2:31pm:
Wouldn't the vinegar dissolve the wax?


I used to use a diluted vinegar solution and it does work well on water spots.   The price is right.....but the girl crew hated the smell.    Smiley
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Reply #7 - Aug 11th, 2010 at 6:04pm
 
Ha yeah, it works well but yeah I think it does take some of the wax off.
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Reply #8 - Feb 9th, 2011 at 11:55am
 
From my years in the automotive and marine appearance care industries, I would like to share some insight on the little I have learned.  Car wax and boat wax are not the same.  Gel coats are significantly harder and more porous that car paint.  As a result in order to get the best results and longevity out of you wax application you would need a marine wax.  The reason??? Marine waxes are designed with fine abrasives that clean the gel coat surface and pores from old waxes and other contaminents before leaving a fresh layer of protection.  I am in favor of using a Marine wax that has a healthy dose of polymers in it making it more durable to the elements that boats are subjected to than carnauba wax which is very prevalent in car waxes.  A good marine wax will give your boat a great shine and more importantly last longer.  This can help repel water making water spotting less of a pain in stern  Tongue

As I am new to the forum I will invite you all to check out my cleaner wax and polymer sealant on my website at www.hulaboatcare.com

I love to continue learning so all opinions are welcome. Smiley

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Reply #9 - Feb 9th, 2011 at 7:53pm
 
Can you give us a breakdown of how much these products cost and if they can be bought online?  Thanks.
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Reply #10 - Feb 10th, 2011 at 5:58pm
 
Thanks for asking. All products are available on line at www.hulaboatcare.com. Also at Lakeway Marina and Hurst Harbor Marina.

Pricing for all my products are which are packaged in 16 oz bottles:

Hang Ten Cleaner Wax $11.85
Big Kahuna Polymer Sealant $12.99
Surf Off Wash & Wax $8.25
Wipe Out Vinyl Cleaner & Conditioner $11.99
Surf Away Spray Detailer $10.75

I am based in Lakeway and would be happy to drop off product to new friends to save shipping  Smiley

Orders can be directed to info@hulaboatcare.com
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Reply #11 - Feb 15th, 2011 at 8:34pm
 
That's very reasonable, I'll give you a try when I'm all out of my wax. I'll keep it local Smiley
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Reply #12 - Feb 15th, 2011 at 10:11pm
 
I appreciate your support and arrange for you and anyone else from this forum to get a koozie.  Wink
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Reply #13 - Feb 16th, 2011 at 2:05pm
 
I've used Waxing Frenzy products for several years, and have enjoyed superior results.  Great stuff.
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Reply #14 - Feb 16th, 2011 at 10:01pm
 
Hey In2deep

I have to thank you for sharing with me a brand of wax I have not heard of before. After more than 15 years in the automotive, marine, and aerospace surface care industries I have seen and collected quite a few brands.

I checked out their website and it looks like the Frenzy Wax uses a combination of carnauba and polymers in their product. I bet you get a great shine for 2-3 weeks after applying the wax then the gloss drops however you still have the polymer protection. My Big Kahuna Polymer Sealant would work very similarly in principal but the key difference is that I use two types of polymers to offer gloss and durability.

I would love to get my hands on some Wax Frenzy but could not order it online or check out the MSDS.

Can you suggest where I can get some so I can try some first
hand?

I would be happy to get you a sample of Big Kahuna Polymer Sealant to get your opinion on my product.

Thanks for the insight...
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