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question for detailers

gsdangsdan Posts: 94 Greenhorn
Since I took my boat out of my boathouse for Irma , I figured I would go ahead and do the annual buff and wax. In the past I've always used 3m medium compound with a wool pad on a Dewalt rotary buffer , followed with Collinite paste. I have tried Rejex , didn't think it lasted or looked as good as the Collinite . Boat is a 2006 BayScout , mild oxidation , last buffed/waxed about 11 months ago . My question is should I switch to a foam pad , or stick with what I've been doing


  • AC ManAC Man Posts: 7,317 Admiral
    I use Meguiars 3 step. Cutter with a wool pad, then polish and wax with foam pads. After many failures a pro set me up and told me how to do it and it will make a dull boat like new.
  • AC ManAC Man Posts: 7,317 Admiral
    BTW I use Makita variable speed machine. Keep the cutter wet a couple ft at a time. The cutter is what brings out the shine. Not the polish or the wax. Use the first step till it shines, then move on go polish and wax.
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