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ttu 06-16-2013 09:32 AM

gel coat on transom
 
last summer while at the wakeboard tour at table rock I had a tige tied off the back of my transom on my x2. well I didn't see how the guy tied it up but turns out I have marks where the rope swayed back and forth leaving marks on the black gel coat. I have tried to wax the area and it does not help.

any ideas?

thanks

Cloaked 06-16-2013 09:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by ttu (Post 947087)
last summer while at the wakeboard tour at table rock I had a tige tied off the back of my transom on my x2. well I didn't see how the guy tied it up but turns out I have marks where the rope swayed back and forth leaving marks on the black gel coat. I have tried to wax the area and it does not help.

any ideas?

thanks

I'd try some rubbing compound and a wool pad, or something similar. I have some black gel and have done this with success.

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ttu 06-16-2013 10:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Cloaked (Post 947098)
I'd try some rubbing compound and a wool pad, or something similar. I have some black gel and have done this with success.

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thanks for the info. I did use some turtle wax compound I had here at the house with a sponge applicator and it didn't do a whole lot. maybe the wool pad would help.

ZachDaddy 06-16-2013 01:07 PM

A high speed buffer with a wool pad will be your best and most effective method. A good gel coat compound is key but the heat generated by the machine in conjunction with the compound delivers the results you would be most pleased with.

TayMC197 06-16-2013 02:17 PM

Collinite 920 and a wool pad on your buffer.

ttu 06-16-2013 06:42 PM

thanks for the info. looks like I need to buy a buffer. any type you recommend with out breaking the bank!))

nickespi 06-16-2013 07:47 PM

I've used a cheap one from harbor freight with good success.

ZachDaddy 06-16-2013 09:13 PM

Plus 1 for the Harbor freight model...I have one, its perfect.

ttu 06-17-2013 09:15 AM

thank you guys. I looked at the buffers on harbor freight. which one do you recommend.

CC2MC 06-17-2013 02:46 PM

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Originally Posted by ttu (Post 947338)
thank you guys. I looked at the buffers on harbor freight. which one do you recommend.

This is the one I have and it works fine, but just remember to start out slow, then work your way up to speed.

http://www.harborfreight.com/7-inch-...der-92623.html


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