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Bunk Boards #13468617 03/12/20 01:36 PM
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Has anyone tried the polyethylene "Ultimate Bunk Board Replacement" system which has no carpet. Just wondering about the gel coat on my 20 ft fiberglass boat.

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Fisher Jack] #13468793 03/12/20 04:03 PM
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they are slick don't untie the front of the boat


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Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Fisher Jack] #13468806 03/12/20 04:20 PM
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I priced them out and it was expensive. I stuck with wood/carpet and gulf wax. Its cheap and its really slick.

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: longhorn1687] #13469254 03/12/20 11:38 PM
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[quote=longhorn1687]I priced them out and it was expensive. I stuck with wood/carpet and gulf wax. Its cheap and its really slick. [/quote

How do you apply the Gulf Wax?

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Fisher Jack] #13470180 03/13/20 04:15 PM
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grin Come on we wanna know ??? wth is gulf wax

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Lazy Ike] #13470257 03/13/20 05:05 PM
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[quote=Lazy Ike] grin Come on we wanna know ??? wth is gulf wax

Back in the day Gulf Wax was used to seal homemade jelly in the jars. The wax was melted and poured on top of the jelly, when it cooled it solidified and sealed the jelly in the jar. Candles can also be made using Gulf wax. I would just be interested in knowing how it is applied to the bunk boards. Melted and poured into the carpet? Rubbed on?q

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Fisher Jack] #13472458 03/15/20 03:21 PM
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Thanks to all for answers, Dobbin, proangler response seems to indicate no damage to his hull, so thanks for that response.

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Fisher Jack] #13473907 03/16/20 05:06 PM
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Hard on gelcoat , had to put carpet on mine.

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Lazy Ike] #13476179 03/18/20 01:15 AM
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Originally Posted by Lazy Ike
grin Come on we wanna know ??? wth is gulf wax

It's just canning paraffin wax, you can get it anywhere. Or good old Amazon; https://www.amazon.com/Gulf-Wax-Household-Paraffin

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Fisher Jack] #13489757 03/26/20 11:54 PM
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ft.worth plastics will cut a pair of poly strips for a ok price

Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Fisher Jack] #13493969 03/30/20 01:46 PM
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My experience has been with any material other than carpet you may damage the gel coat over time!


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Re: Bunk Boards [Re: Tommy Yetts] #13494218 03/30/20 03:52 PM
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Originally Posted by Tommy Yetts
My experience has been with any material other than carpet you may damage the gel coat over time!



I'll go with what he says,.....^...... fish





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