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#11582009 - 05/03/16 11:57 PM Best Boat Cleaning Products
HawgWrangler Offline
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Registered: 09/20/11
Posts: 116
Loc: Lake Lewisville
I figure asking this question is a lot like asking who your favorite boat manufacturer is. But if nothing else, maybe I'll get some "what not to use" input.

I've been using the "Wax As You Dry" from American Eagle Marine. It works well but can be very difficult to find consistently. My boat is mostly white with a black hull. I typically do not wipe my boat down until I get home from the lake. Just a lot easier to do it once (road grime on the drive home) and in my driveway where I have better access.

I do prefer a good value and easy to locate.

Thoughts?
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#11582011 - 05/03/16 11:59 PM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
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Registered: 07/24/14
Posts: 243
Loc: Joshua, TX
Bass Boat Saver works good for me. I do the same, wipe everything down once I get home.
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#11582234 - 05/04/16 08:01 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 43072
Loc: Houston, TX
If you have any stains on the white glass, use Davis FSR (fiberglass stain remover). Best and easiest stain remover I've ever used. For wax I use Zymol Marina. For everyday cleaning and wipe downs, Bass Boat Saver, hands down.
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#11582244 - 05/04/16 08:05 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
TXBeerHunter Offline
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Registered: 05/01/10
Posts: 359
Not to hijack the thread, but Has anyone else noticed what looks like a spotty buildup on the BassBoat Saver? I like it, but on my engine cowling I seem to get a spotty residue, even though I wipe it down twice. Only way I seem to be able to get rid of it is to scrub with a bug sponge and soapy water. I notice it some on the cap as well. I usually wax it a couple times a year and it takes it away.
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#11582249 - 05/04/16 08:08 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
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Registered: 03/04/09
Posts: 1676
Loc: Lantana,Tx
I use Eagle One Marine wax as you dry, works great for me, I have an extra case if you're interested.

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#11582252 - 05/04/16 08:09 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: fouzman]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
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Loc: Wise County Texas
Fouz, can you clarify for this old dummy please. To remove the 'brown water stains' on my white hull - use this product and not the Bass Boat Saver ? Sounds like the BBS is just for water marks, etc. and not the stain that has built up and I failed to get off.
Thanks in advance,
God Bless
Originally Posted By: fouzman
If you have any stains on the white glass, use Davis FSR (fiberglass stain remover). Best and easiest stain remover I've ever used. For wax I use Zymol Marina. For everyday cleaning and wipe downs, Bass Boat Saver, hands down.
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#11582267 - 05/04/16 08:14 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
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Registered: 02/04/11
Posts: 64
Loc: San Angelo, Tx
DUCKY water spot remover.....I have been very satisfied with it
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#11582281 - 05/04/16 08:21 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
BassSAT Offline
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Registered: 05/21/02
Posts: 1571
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
As soon as I get the boat out of the water, I wipe it down
with vinegar/water mixture, it takes all the water spots off.

When I wash the boat down at the car wash, I wipe on "Wax as you Dry".

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#11582288 - 05/04/16 08:21 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
NatDog01 Offline
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Registered: 06/12/12
Posts: 101
Loc: Spring, Texas
This is the best product I've used and it leaves no residue behind. Can purchase at any auto parts store. Has kept both my ski boat (14 years old) and bass boat (8 years old) immaculate. It's great on all surfaces, including seats and electronics.

https://www.turtlewax.com/shop/products/turtle-wax-ice-spray-wax
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#11582290 - 05/04/16 08:22 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
Jdunn12 Offline
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Registered: 01/28/16
Posts: 65
Loc: Oklahoma
I have had good luck with the lucas slick mist. I do a pretty good detail at the first of the year and use the slick mist every time i get home.
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#11582291 - 05/04/16 08:23 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
champ 198 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/07
Posts: 361
Loc: mexia/sam rayburn tx.
BTS, bow to stern is the best and easy to use. flushIn my opnion.

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#11582310 - 05/04/16 08:33 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: Lee in Texas]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 43072
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: Lee in Texas
Fouz, can you clarify for this old dummy please. To remove the 'brown water stains' on my white hull - use this product and not the Bass Boat Saver ? Sounds like the BBS is just for water marks, etc. and not the stain that has built up and I failed to get off.
Thanks in advance,
God Bless
Originally Posted By: fouzman
If you have any stains on the white glass, use Davis FSR (fiberglass stain remover). Best and easiest stain remover I've ever used. For wax I use Zymol Marina. For everyday cleaning and wipe downs, Bass Boat Saver, hands down.


BBS is more for everyday use, wiping down your boat, removing light stains from a day or two of use. Davis FSR is for heavier staining, like the red/orange or brown stains many lakes leave on our hulls. If you don't wipe those stains off immediately, they get worse and worse, until your nice white boat is very hard to clean. Davis FSR is for these heavier stains, wipe it on, rinse it off. You may have to use a wet rag with FSR to remove really deep or old stains.
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#11582384 - 05/04/16 09:02 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: champ 198]
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Registered: 06/08/08
Posts: 5417
Loc: FORK
Originally Posted By: champ 198
BTS, bow to stern is the best and easy to use. flushIn my opnion.


+1..Works great on the truck too
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#11582386 - 05/04/16 09:04 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: HawgWrangler]
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Registered: 08/29/11
Posts: 310
boat bling.

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#11582391 - 05/04/16 09:05 AM Re: Best Boat Cleaning Products [Re: fouzman]
Lee in Texas Offline
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Registered: 03/23/13
Posts: 8946
Loc: Wise County Texas
Thanks pardner. Yep, I didn't and now I 'have to' ...
totally my failing but, sure won't repeat that (well, I'll try not to)
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Originally Posted By: fouzman
Originally Posted By: Lee in Texas
Fouz, can you clarify for this old dummy please. To remove the 'brown water stains' on my white hull - use this product and not the Bass Boat Saver ? Sounds like the BBS is just for water marks, etc. and not the stain that has built up and I failed to get off.
Thanks in advance,
God Bless
Originally Posted By: fouzman
If you have any stains on the white glass, use Davis FSR (fiberglass stain remover). Best and easiest stain remover I've ever used. For wax I use Zymol Marina. For everyday cleaning and wipe downs, Bass Boat Saver, hands down.


BBS is more for everyday use, wiping down your boat, removing light stains from a day or two of use. Davis FSR is for heavier staining, like the red/orange or brown stains many lakes leave on our hulls. If you don't wipe those stains off immediately, they get worse and worse, until your nice white boat is very hard to clean. Davis FSR is for these heavier stains, wipe it on, rinse it off. You may have to use a wet rag with FSR to remove really deep or old stains.
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http://www.finfeatherresort.com/index.asp - Best Folks on Toledo Bend !!!
http://www.markpacklakefork.com/ - Great Source!!
http://bassclubofthewest.angelfire.com/ -West Ft Worth Bass Club
http://www.gleasonfishing.com/ Darold Gleason
2004 Stratos Complete Restoration 2014!!! With Much Gratitude to:
Cal's Marine/Azle,Texas (817)300-2827

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