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Old 05-17-2016, 02:43 PM
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spray on protectant?

So I have washed, buffed, and waxed my boat...Question is what is the best spray on protectant to use after a day on the water?
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Old 05-17-2016, 02:46 PM
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I have used vinegar and water for three years and was just recently told that this mix actually takes the wax off? Has anyone else heard this?
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Old 05-17-2016, 03:10 PM
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Spotless is my favorite and I've tried many of them. Hot Sauce would be my 2nd choice.

I mostly use my own mix of vinegar/water/rinseless car wash/wax as u dry.

They all take off wax (can't take off water spots but keep wax) but they also have some wax/sealant included.
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Old 05-17-2016, 03:13 PM
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the best all around cleaner I have found is Turtle Wax Wax-N-Dry. You can get it at Walmart for 4 dollars and while you boat is wet you spray it on and wipe it off.

I use this stuff religiously and I never have watersports on my boat. It really helps keep the wax on the hull in between complete wax jobs and even puts a thin coat on with each application. It works wonders and you never have to order it online.
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Old 05-17-2016, 03:20 PM
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according to detailing sites - yes vinegar will remove wax.. I use it 10% white vinegar, 10% car wash 80% water to wipe down my boat.. this concentration has not appeared to remove wax.. but I never get a heavy concentration of water spots.
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Old 05-17-2016, 03:22 PM
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Boat candy speed gloss. Works great, use it every time after an outing and she is back in the garage.
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Old 05-17-2016, 03:42 PM
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Boat candy speed gloss. Works great, use it every time after an outing and she is back in the garage.
Did they fix the smell? I liked how the product worked but the smell was more than I could tolerate.
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Old 05-17-2016, 04:02 PM
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I like Griot's Speed Shine.
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Old 05-17-2016, 04:06 PM
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Did they fix the smell? I liked how the product worked but the smell was more than I could tolerate.
The smell is still there, I've learned to like it lol. Smells like a clean boat.
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Old 05-17-2016, 04:10 PM
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The smell is still there, I've learned to like it lol. Smells like a clean boat.
You have a future in marketing! "Boat Candy - You'll learn to love the smell of a clean boat!"
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