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Old 04-07-2016, 10:44 AM
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Ceramic coatings

Does anyone have any experience with ceramic coatings like Ceramic Pro?

http://ceramicpro.com/videos/

My buddy is going to spend over a grand to have this applied to his Nautique 210. It looks amazing, but I have no idea if it's the real deal. It is supposed to form a permanent bond with the surface of the boat, giving it a "permanent" seal. They also coat the windshield, tower, and upholstery.

So far I've heard exactly one positive and one negative on it. The positive said it's great and works for 2-3 years. The negative said it didn't work at all.

I'd love some input from those who've had some experience.


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Old 04-07-2016, 11:31 AM
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Snake oil! No question, you can close the thread now and just tell your buddy he's a dumb arse if he does this. Lol

Edit, unless Ceramic pro adds like 50hp or makes a better surf wave too, then I'd totally do it....
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Old 04-07-2016, 12:33 PM
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I was looking into it for our new vehicle. I've not heard it used on a boat. Either way, I don't think it would be work the $1,200 price tag.
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Old 04-07-2016, 01:38 PM
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I'd never use it
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Old 04-07-2016, 02:15 PM
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I'm trying to figure this out.... It's more or less a clear coat? No way I'd do this to a nice boat! Maybe an older boat that needed a shine or had damage and this was the cheaper solution.

I just think this has headache written all over it, likely he'll be taking value from his boat!
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Old 04-07-2016, 02:22 PM
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It's not like that. It is a nano coating that basically acts as a sealant. It will never flake or even be seen. It basically fills the micro voids and forms an invisible layer of protection. It just decreases in effectiveness, rather than fail like the guy on here who has a boat that used PolyGlow or whatever it was called.

This thread has more than you would ever desire to know, but may be good for some reading when you want to fall asleep!
http://www.autogeekonline.net/forum/...0-cquartz.html
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Old 04-07-2016, 02:28 PM
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It might be permanent but you will still need to take care of the boat and protect just like normal. I'd spend my money on a day on the lake rather than having a super shiny boat in my garage.
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Old 04-07-2016, 02:30 PM
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Ive also heard it's not for glass surfaces...
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Old 04-07-2016, 03:01 PM
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yikes, $1200? -- you can buy a lot of sealant and or wax - doing this in the early spring or on a rainy day under the cover of lift or in garage... what else you gonna do when it rains.. --

at least it's less than a 100 hour dealer maintenance plan
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Old 04-07-2016, 03:24 PM
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yikes, $1200? -- you can buy a lot of sealant and or wax - doing this in the early spring or on a rainy day under the cover of lift or in garage... what else you gonna do when it rains.. --

at least it's less than a 100 hour dealer maintenance plan
LMAO, Mike.
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