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ntidsl
03-14-2006, 07:38 AM
Anyone using this stuff regularly. My brother in law has been using it for 2 years now and is very lazy when it comes to tending to his boat. He's always lookingf or the easy way out. Two years later his boat looks fabulous still. I picked up a gallon and used it to dust my boat this past weekend. Wow...not only did it look good, it smelled good too!!! Any experience?

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School Skier
03-14-2006, 09:30 AM
I use it all the time! Each time after we finish skiing I spray clean it and then spray wax it with Babe's products. The boat looks like it just came off the showroom floor.

Tom023
03-14-2006, 10:40 AM
I use it everytime I pull my boat out. I just tried the seat soap and it removed imbedded dirt that I have not been able to get out with other cleaners, so I bought a gallon. I previously tried their boot butter binding lube and was not too impressed, it is not as slippery as others I've used.

rodltg2
03-14-2006, 11:10 AM
i used to use it until i ouldnt find it at the store anymore.. i recenlty found some at the boat show . i aslo bought the hard water remover, i used on my tower speakers and it removed the bugs, shined them up and removed the hard water marks... good stuff.

ntidsl
03-14-2006, 02:03 PM
sweet...yeah I bought the stuff direct from Babe's online...I guess I'll have to order some seat stuff...

kalanic
03-14-2006, 02:24 PM
Wheres a good place to find that stuff?

flipper
03-14-2006, 03:38 PM
http://www.babesboats.com/products.php

I love the stuff.

kalanic
03-14-2006, 04:09 PM
Thanks Flipper!

vogelm1
03-14-2006, 06:47 PM
Use it and the Spot Solver to dissolve the hard water spots. I love it in between regular waxing. It seems to really work good on windshields and chrome too; keeps the water spots to a minimum and clean up the next time is that much easier. After buying the starter kit from Bart's, I decided to order a gallon directly from Babe's online - it's great stuff; however everyone had their favorites too.

TMCNo1
03-14-2006, 06:56 PM
A MC sales rep. gave me some Babes Seat Soap at last years Reunion in TN and for the giggles used it and it removed stuff from our upholstery I didn't even know existed. Good stuff!

SkiDog
03-14-2006, 08:16 PM
You gots to be lying!!!!!!!!! You, of all people, got's crap on YOUR seat,
HOHUM! This world NEVER ceases to amaze me! :eek:

TMCNo1
03-15-2006, 10:14 AM
You gots to be lying!!!!!!!!! You, of all people, got's crap on YOUR seat,
HOHUM! This world NEVER ceases to amaze me! :eek:

Truth hurts! I would go there about the crap, but I better not! Dude, this easter egg is 17 years old now and stuff is starting to appear, you know, kinda like wrinkles on the face and flab on your azz! Been paying too much attention to wiping the things butt underneath, than putting lotion on it's interior! It's all good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!, starting a total restoration for the 2007 40th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration and Reunion at the factory in Vonore. I am thinking about washing the van before then too!

SkiDog
03-16-2006, 04:16 PM
It seems like it was only yesterday that I bought my Platinum Prostar. You know the one. THE one. I keep telling you though, you are a great canditate for the having your bout put in the Hall of Fame/ Museum! I'm sure that if you were to do a TOTAL restoration on the old girl, that the folks who is a sitting in the corner office will sit up and take notice!
Just do it!!!!!!!!!! :guitar:

TMCNo1
03-16-2006, 04:49 PM
One beautiful thing you had there, with the makeup on and the stolen palms hiding damage even Ron Decker couldn't even see. He was one tripping dude when you disclosed the hidden damage to your rub rail and after he won 2nd in his class and you won 1st in class and Best of Show. Hell, you didn't have to travel home with him and go to work for him on Monday after the reunion. It took him 10 days to calm down and one time he was running around the office with his loaded 9mm threatening to shoot anyone who would ever admit to liking your boat! YOU JUST DON"T KNOW!

east tx skier
03-16-2006, 05:49 PM
Any idea if the seat stuff will remove the yellowing around the heat stamps on the observer and rear seats?

TMCNo1
03-16-2006, 08:59 PM
Any idea if the seat stuff will remove the yellowing around the heat stamps on the observer and rear seats?

Doug, What do you mean by "heat stamps"? Is that where they heat molded an image into the vinyl??????????????????? You can see I am stabbing in the dark here, but I personally don't have any idea, other than try a tiny bit of lacquer thinner and rub lightly.

A last resort method, if all else fails, all your new and primarily used car dealers have people who come around and solicite work that either independently or as a franshise operation do odor and stain removal, dash repair, carpet, plastic, cloth, leather and vinyl upholstery repairs, chipped windshields, paint scratches, paintless dent removal, vinyl graphics, etc., etc. A friend of mine has a 1990 Maristar 210 that had a couple small cracks/tears and some yellowing from the sun, on his driver white seat back and rear seat back. One of these guys, I hooked him up with did the repairs and cleaned everything and airbrushed vinyl dye/paint blending it in beautufully and you could not tell where the damage was for $75 and it has now lasted for 3 years with no further signs of additional damage at the site of the repairs. Cheaper than new skins!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This guy has a franchise "MARS"[Miracle Appearance Reconditioning Specialist] and the Phone No. 1-877-262-6277 is the franchise no. and they can tell you if there is someone in your area doing this work.

ntidsl
03-16-2006, 09:10 PM
My wife just came in and was reading the last 6 replies to this thread and was cracking up about the crap on your seat...I had to explain to her that it wasnt really crap but probably just ground-in sweat and suntan lotion..shes very confused about what this website is all about now...what the hell were you talking about an egg though??? I was even confused there...

anyway, back to babes...ordered some seat some today...looking forward to trying it!!!

TMCNo1
03-16-2006, 10:15 PM
My wife just came in and was reading the last 6 replies to this thread and was cracking up about the crap on your seat...I had to explain to her that it wasnt really crap but probably just ground-in sweat and suntan lotion..shes very confused about what this website is all about now...what the hell were you talking about an egg though??? I was even confused there...

anyway, back to babes...ordered some seat some today...looking forward to trying it!!!

Some people refer to plastic, fiberglass vehicles [Corvettes, Saturns, Boats, Pontiac Fiero, some GM FWD vans, etc] as Easter Eggs! Sorry about the crap wording, but you never know, it could be real "skid marks"! :eek: :rolleyes: :cool:
Never have a problem with babes on my seats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

east tx skier
03-16-2006, 10:32 PM
Harold, yes, that's what I meant by heat stamps. The area around them tends to yellow, be it from pollen or whatever getting into the vinyl. Haven't found anything that will take it out yet.

badams
03-17-2006, 08:04 AM
I bought a gallon of each of there products last year. They all work incredibly. The guy on the dock next to mine saw how well it cleaned my boat and threw all of his 3M cleaner away that he swore by.

TMCNo1
03-17-2006, 02:35 PM
Harold, yes, that's what I meant by heat stamps. The area around them tends to yellow, be it from pollen or whatever getting into the vinyl. Haven't found anything that will take it out yet.

Doug, I would guess that the heat generated during the melting process doing the stampings caused a slight breakdown of the vinyl in the area of the stampings and now the sun has added to the accelerated damage. That "MARS" repair guy I refered to in a previous post, used a airbrush after cleaning the vinyl with his chemicals and sprayed the paint/dye that could not be detected after he was done. They can tint their stuff to perfectly match the colors as they are now after several years of use. :)

east tx skier
03-17-2006, 02:44 PM
Good info Harold, thanks. It's not really high up on my project list at this point. I was just curious about it for later. Maybe next off season I'll tackle it.

captkidd
03-17-2006, 02:54 PM
Harold, by "total restoration" do you mean a wash job? I can't imagine anything that you could do to your boat to make it look any better.

TMCNo1
03-17-2006, 07:15 PM
Harold, by "total restoration" do you mean a wash job? I can't imagine anything that you could do to your boat to make it look any better.

YOU GOT THAT RIGHT!, DUST HER OFF AND DO A LITTLE POLISHING BETWEEN EVERY 3 LAKE TRIPS AND WELL YOU KNOW. :confused: I'VE ABOUT RUN OUT OF TRICKS, BUT I GOT A COUPLE IN THE WORKS THAT WILL HAVE TO WAIT TO BE SEEN. 8p AS YOU KNOW IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS. :eek: