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Old 08-25-2014, 11:12 PM
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Tire Scuff Marks Removal

This has probably been asked before, but searching this site isn't very effective. The marina I go to uses old tires as bumpers. I have a lot of black marks on hull and domed letters. I have tried some cleaner wax that didn't remove the marks. Any suggestions? I don't want to damage the letters.
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Old 08-26-2014, 07:34 AM
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For the marks on the gelcoat alone use acetone and clean rag. Acetone can not be used on the stickers. For the domed letters try a wet magic eraser first... You'll need to rewax the areas where the acetone was used.
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Old 08-26-2014, 08:02 AM
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Try boat bling/Babes Boat Bright or any quick detailer first.. I had the same issue a few weeks back and Babes & a little elbow grease worked
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Old 08-26-2014, 08:22 AM
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Do use your own fenders as well? Or rely on the black tires only to secure the boat at the dock?
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Old 08-26-2014, 09:33 PM
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Thanks. I will try a magic eraser first. I won't be able to find any boat bling or babes in time. I use my own fenders, I do need some bigger ones though. The marks are from when I was learning to drive new boat. An X15 is a little bit bigger and docks a little different than my old Skier 19.
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Old 08-26-2014, 10:49 PM
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I second the magic eraser. Good luck
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Old 08-26-2014, 10:55 PM
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Goof off works great as well. As far as decals maybe some rubbing compound ?
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