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Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: jbassman] #13673479 08/19/20 03:22 PM
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Bass Boat Saver as well.


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Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: jbassman] #13673481 08/19/20 03:22 PM
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the drive home wipes the water off now roflmao when I first bought my boat I used Lucas Slick Mist. It makes it shiny! also helps my fat arse fall in the lake! the topcap is nice and slick after using it

Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: Happykamper] #13673535 08/19/20 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Happykamper
Meguiar's Quick detailer, I think it is better than bass boat saver.


+1 for Meguiar's. I stop by the car wash on the way home and give it $2 worth of high pressure soap and rinse then put it in the garage. I like to hang out in the garage with a cold beer or two quite often and will hit a rag with Meguiar's Quick Detailer and wipe the boat down a little at a time. This keeps it from being such a chore. By the time the next weekend rolls around she is all purdy again! cheers

Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: Caymas Cx 21] #13673554 08/19/20 04:43 PM
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Hot Sauce.

Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: fivebites] #13673641 08/19/20 06:24 PM
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Originally Posted by fivebites
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BBS, no need to use 50/50 vinegar with this stuff, removes water spots, mud line and leaves a slick shiny surface and a little goes a long way

I was told vinegar and water will remove water spots but it also removes the wax, not sure if that is a fact. i washed my boat for the first time today since having it ceramic coated about 6 weeks ago, wow what a difference that made.


If you don't mind me asking, what kind of boat (size really) and how much did the ceramic coating cost? Who did it for you?

22 foot Bullet, I think it was 1100.00, I think the company name was DFW Ceramic Coatings out of Lewisville, I can get you the exact info if you need it, that stuff is pretty amazing, he said I should get two years out of it, probably more because my boat stays inside. He also said you can bring it back and the second time around is quite a bit cheaper. Your boat looks like it has been waxed every time you wipe it down.


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Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: jbassman] #13673713 08/19/20 07:37 PM
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Wipe down with a towel but use Lucas Slick Mist when back in the garage.


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Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: Happykamper] #13673847 08/19/20 09:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Happykamper
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Originally Posted by n_texas_basser
BBS, no need to use 50/50 vinegar with this stuff, removes water spots, mud line and leaves a slick shiny surface and a little goes a long way

I was told vinegar and water will remove water spots but it also removes the wax, not sure if that is a fact. i washed my boat for the first time today since having it ceramic coated about 6 weeks ago, wow what a difference that made.


If you don't mind me asking, what kind of boat (size really) and how much did the ceramic coating cost? Who did it for you?

22 foot Bullet, I think it was 1100.00, I think the company name was DFW Ceramic Coatings out of Lewisville, I can get you the exact info if you need it, that stuff is pretty amazing, he said I should get two years out of it, probably more because my boat stays inside. He also said you can bring it back and the second time around is quite a bit cheaper. Your boat looks like it has been waxed every time you wipe it down.



The guy we use is named Oscar and he comes to your house. It's around a grand but we had other vehicles done so you get a break for multiples. Planes are by the foot.

He's meticulous as all get out and does an excellent job. Like others have said, when it's done it is really easy to clean and looks fantastic.

His number is 214-518-5778 and ask for the TFF discount.


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Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: jbassman] #13674072 08/20/20 01:01 AM
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So at a quick search, there's at least 3 different Slick Mist. Marine? Thx

Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: JacksonBean] #13674300 08/20/20 11:53 AM
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If you don't mind me asking, what kind of boat (size really) and how much did the ceramic coating cost? Who did it for you? [/quote]
22 foot Bullet, I think it was 1100.00, I


The guy we use is named Oscar and he comes to your house. It's around a grand but we had other vehicles done so you get a break for multiples. Planes are by the foot.

He's meticulous as all get out and does an excellent job. Like others have said, when it's done it is really easy to clean and looks fantastic.

His number is 214-518-5778 and ask for the TFF discount. [/quote]

Thanks Doc!


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Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: jbassman] #13674961 08/20/20 10:18 PM
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I like the 303 protectant
I’ve used Lucas and BBS but seems like 303 is easier to wipe off and lasts longer, in my opinion

Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: jbassman] #13675881 08/21/20 06:38 PM
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Warning to those who use Vinegar and Water. Does it work for getting dirt and water spots off? YES it does. I used it for about 3 years after I got my boat and it looks great after you pull it out and wipe it down. Here is the problem however, the vinegar will remove everything else as well, including any wax coat you may have on it. Maybe not once or twice, but if you keep using it definitely will strip it over time. If you can re-apply wax multiple times a year, then nothing beats it as far as removing dirt and water spots.


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Re: What do y’all use to wipe boat down with? [Re: jbassman] #13678047 08/23/20 09:32 PM
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I use REJEX polymer sealer. I have it on my bot, Truck, Car, Travel Trailer, shower walls and glass door.
reapply twice a year and dawn bath in between. Easy to clean.
https://www.amazon.com/Rejex-Corros...mp;psc=1&refRID=51PEX2XGF4YCM3RG6M42

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