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Old 06-11-2014, 01:18 PM
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How do you remove rub rail marks on the boat?

We had a bad storm and when pulling into the dock the boat hit the rub rail pretty hard and we have some white rub rail marks on the boat in several different spots.

1 we have them all over our black rub rail on the boat
2 we have one long white mark on a black boat

What is the best way to remove these marks?

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Old 06-11-2014, 02:00 PM
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on the boat - cleaner wax works well. vinyl cleaner may work - it's what I used to remove some scuffs on my black rub rail.
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Old 06-11-2014, 02:06 PM
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Acetone on the rubrail followed by 303 works well.
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Old 06-11-2014, 02:52 PM
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Old 06-11-2014, 02:57 PM
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So sounds like I'm set for the rub rail. Would you ever use the Acetone on the actual body of the boat?

I have tried the cleaner wax with no luck. Someone local suggested using a rubbing compound, but it doesn't seem like its the right fit, any suggestions here?
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Old 06-11-2014, 03:09 PM
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Acetone won't hurt the gelcoat at all. You will just have to re-wax after you are done.
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Old 06-11-2014, 03:41 PM
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thanks for the info, I know acetone is some strong stuff and just didn't want to apply it without knowing if I would be messing things up. I'll let you all know how it works.
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Old 06-11-2014, 03:52 PM
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Old 06-11-2014, 03:56 PM
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thanks for the info, I know acetone is some strong stuff and just didn't want to apply it without knowing if I would be messing things up. I'll let you all know how it works.
Keep it away from the decals...at least the ones you want to keep
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Old 07-03-2014, 08:06 PM
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Any suggestions for getting them off the decal? I got a majority of it by just using my fingernail, but you can still see it right across the big x-10 in thaide.
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