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Old 11-29-2012, 01:52 PM
carlbernhard carlbernhard is offline
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Join Date: Nov 2012
Boat: prostar 190 1989 351w
Location: south africa
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Originally Posted by east tx skier View Post
Agreed. That is absolutely beautiful. What is the upkeep like on the floor?
Thanks! Its so encouraging when folks are so complementary of all the hard work. I really appreciate it. The floor is very low maintenance, and the main reason I decided to do it. After a day on the water a quick pass with the hoover/vacuum cleaner, and a wipe down is all it needs. I had sealed it with a marine varnish.....purely for aesthetic reasons. The ideal is to leave the teak as is, but it tends to grey and fade in the sun. For a ski boat applicatioin where its not absolutely essential to have a highly non skid surface a coat of oil or varnish brings out the true colours of the wood, whilst still being pretty non-slip. All the other wood finishes were finished with 2k automitive polyurethane which should hold up very well. Thanks again.
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