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Old 07-01-2012, 02:53 PM
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Wipe down after trip

Just got a 2000 x star and wanting to know what everyone does to keep there boat clean right after you pull it out of the water. We have just been wiping it down with towels to dry off. Thanks!
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Old 07-01-2012, 02:55 PM
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I used a 1/4 to full bottle of vinegar mix to wipe the boat down after the trip... helped with keeping water spots off the boat
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Old 07-01-2012, 03:10 PM
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I used a 1/4 to full bottle of vinegar mix to wipe the boat down after the trip... helped with keeping water spots off the boat
Same for me. I keep a bucket with a couple squirt bottles of vinegar/water and small towels in the back of the tow car and put the kids and guests to work on the outside while I'm in the boat putting things away and cleaning up.
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Old 07-01-2012, 03:31 PM
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1/4 vinegar + 1/8 simple green then the rest water - showroom new... now water spots and no grime or crud from boat launch area.
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Old 07-01-2012, 05:03 PM
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While vinegar is a great solution to hard water spots. The vinegar will strip the wax if used exclusively. I highly recommend boat blings hot sauce, or babes boat bright. Both are spot removers, and a wax/ with minor uv protectants. If I head out over the weekend and go in and out on a trailer a couple times I will use vinegar water. But at the end of trip it's def boat bling. The boat bling hot sauce gets rid of hard spots much better than the babes.
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Old 07-01-2012, 05:19 PM
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While vinegar is a great solution to hard water spots. The vinegar will strip the wax if used exclusively. I highly recommend boat blings hot sauce, or babes boat bright. Both are spot removers, and a wax/ with minor uv protectants. If I head out over the weekend and go in and out on a trailer a couple times I will use vinegar water. But at the end of trip it's def boat bling. The boat bling hot sauce gets rid of hard spots much better than the babes.
ditto~! i used to use babes but it does not remove spots as well. however babes does smell better than hot sauce!!!!!
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Old 07-01-2012, 05:30 PM
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Old 07-01-2012, 05:35 PM
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While vinegar is a great solution to hard water spots. The vinegar will strip the wax if used exclusively. I highly recommend boat blings hot sauce, or babes boat bright. Both are spot removers, and a wax/ with minor uv protectants. If I head out over the weekend and go in and out on a trailer a couple times I will use vinegar water. But at the end of trip it's def boat bling. The boat bling hot sauce gets rid of hard spots much better than the babes.
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While vinegar is a great solution to hard water spots. The vinegar will strip the wax if used exclusively. I highly recommend boat blings hot sauce, or babes boat bright. Both are spot removers, and a wax/ with minor uv protectants. If I head out over the weekend and go in and out on a trailer a couple times I will use vinegar water. But at the end of trip it's def boat bling. The boat bling hot sauce gets rid of hard spots much better than the babes.
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Old 07-01-2012, 06:33 PM
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I used a 1/4 to full bottle of vinegar mix to wipe the boat down after the trip... helped with keeping water spots off the boat
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