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Old 04-04-2013, 01:56 PM
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which one of the Malco products do you suggest?
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Old 04-04-2013, 01:59 PM
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which one of the Malco products do you suggest?
This is the only one I've used. Local upholstery shop recommended.

http://www.amazon.com/Malco-Leather-...lastic+cleaner
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Old 04-04-2013, 02:11 PM
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I use Malco and it works great...........
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There was a guy on WakeWorld that did a bunch of chemistry testing on the product and it is essentially the exact same product as LA's Totally Awesome in chemical make-up.

I bought the Malco at the recommendation of Harold and will use the Malco until it runs out, but after seeing the data, I will use the money saved to buy Totally Awesome in lieu of Malco on other upgrades.
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:42 PM
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http://www.mastercraft.com/files/man...4fd59f1aaf.pdf
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:42 PM
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I am curious if that's for the new vinyl or any vinyl that mastercraft has used.

What year owners manual is that from?
2012. Check out the link to the PDF on page 3 that I posted.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:59 PM
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Is that Totally Awesome "all purpose cleaner" that you all are recommending?
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:06 PM
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Old 04-04-2013, 11:36 PM
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x2.

There was a guy on WakeWorld that did a bunch of chemistry testing on the product and it is essentially the exact same product as LA's Totally Awesome in chemical make-up.

I bought the Malco at the recommendation of Harold and will use the Malco until it runs out, but after seeing the data, I will use the money saved to buy Totally Awesome in lieu of Malco on other upgrades.

Yea it was essentially the same, some minor chemicals were swapped in the mixture, but the active stuff was essentially the same. However the Malco costs 3 times as much.

The Toatally Awesome has a million uses. IT all depends how much you dilute it. I use it for everything around house. Works great and has yet to fail me. Just make sure you use a good conditioner/protectant after you use it on your vinyl. I will strip/clear the old stuff off
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:13 AM
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Update:

I just finished using Collintie Cleaner wax and Fleetwax on the interior fiberglass. Great products. The boat is really starting to look new. I decided to apply the cleaner wax and fleetwax by hand (I am going to use the PC 7424xp on exterior and may go over larger interior areas). Looks awesome. I followed this up with Babe's Boat bright. It worked great also (smelled awesome, similar to heaven I would assume).

There are no dealers of Malco or Totally Awesome within a 4 hour drive of me (great white northeast). I am however traveling to our nations capital (Ottawa) next week and plan to purchase some Totally awesome to try on the vinyl. I still can see some spots that need some attention.

Tonight I will be attacking the non-slip flooring with some star brite cleaner and a scrub brush. After it is clean I am going to fleetwax the non-slip that is under carpet, followed by babes Boat bright.

Carpet is pretty dirty. I plan to pressure wash it, scrub it with some carpet cleaners, and last soak with fabric softener and then finial wash off.

Tried cleaning a section on the tower with babes boat bright and it did a surprisingly good job. I am going to try some other aluminum cleaners and will report back on them as well.

I promise to post pictures once it is completed.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:41 AM
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I don't know how it reacts on the vinyl in the long run (I've had no probs in the past) but I have used Mr Clean Magic Erasers before to get out deep dirt and stains and it has worked better in just a few seconds than most cleaners did after 20 mins of scrubbing...However I'm always afraid that if it works that well the chemicals can't be too good for the vinyl so I always immediately use a seat soap followed by a vinyl conditioner right after using one...just to be safe. Like I said, I've never had probs in the past with doing this and I've found the Magic Eraser to work better than anything else...plus they're cheap. Although if you use a daily seat cleaner you shouldn't ever really need it! Just my 2 cents worth...

PS...if anybody has had a bad experience or reaction on their vinyl from a Mr Clean Magic Eraser...please let me know so I know for sure not to use it any in the future!
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