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george nagy posted 04-07-2001 11:40 PM ET (US)   Profile for george nagy   Send Email to george nagy  
Wow!!!! I just compounded, polished, and waxed my 87 18 outrage and it works great! I followed LHG's directions and the shine is unbelievable! Thanks! IT'S LIKE GETTING A NEW BOAT!
jimh posted 04-08-2001 01:56 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
Hi George,

I am a little skeptical of your results. Could you please come over and perform the technique on my 20-Revenge. This afternoon would be fine.

Then I would believe you



Scalzo posted 04-09-2001 01:52 PM ET (US)     Profile for Scalzo  Send Email to Scalzo     
Can you point me to LGH's suggestions?


lhg posted 04-09-2001 02:05 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
George - mine is still down down there getting baked and bleached out in that FL sun. How much do you charge for a touch up!! Seriously, glad it came out well. I'll be anxious to see it. But I can't take the credit. I just used BW's recommendations.
I think the 3M Finesse-it II microfinishing compound is an important step before the Collinite Boat wax.
george nagy posted 04-09-2001 06:56 PM ET (US)     Profile for george nagy  Send Email to george nagy     
Hey LHG I'm thinking of buying a 25' outrage how do they ride? You are right about the finesse it-II it was what realy did the trick.
Scalzo posted 04-09-2001 08:18 PM ET (US)     Profile for Scalzo  Send Email to Scalzo     
Do you guys recommend Finesse-it II followed by polish, and then wax? Or is it just Finesse-it II followed by wax? If polish, what type or brand do you recommend? Thanks


lhg posted 04-09-2001 08:37 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
See "Detailing" thread below, last dated 04-05-01. Pure boat wax, such as Collinite's directly follows the Finesse-it II. I have tried a lot of waxes, and I think the Collinite' Boat Wax (not Fleetwax) is THE best, period! It has no cleaning or polishing agent in it, however.
jimh posted 04-09-2001 09:48 PM ET (US)     Profile for jimh  Send Email to jimh     
See for the thread on "Detailing".


Chesapeake posted 04-10-2001 08:26 PM ET (US)     Profile for Chesapeake  Send Email to Chesapeake     
Larry: Where do you buy your Collinite polish? It did not seem to be in the West catalog. Thanks, in advance.


lhg posted 04-10-2001 08:56 PM ET (US)     Profile for lhg    
Bob: The product is Collinite No. 925 Fiberglass Boat Wax. Shoreway Marine sells it (item #21232) for $13.95 800-443-5408

I have also bought it at Boat US.

Any boat yard detail guy that knows his stuff will use this product. It's that good. It's almost pure Carnauba wax. Sold in pint bottles, but it goes a long way.

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