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Old 01-12-2013, 08:13 AM
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PS 197 - 2012 Graphics on a 2005??

Hi there,

So here is what I am thinking. I have a 2005 PS 197 and I would like to remove the existing graphics, acid wash the whole hull, wax etc, then replace the graphics with the 2012 graphics.

Any issues I should think about I do this?

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Old 01-12-2013, 12:22 PM
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You don'y want to apply the new graphics over wax. Put them on the cleaned hull and wax a couple days after the graphics are on and set. Getting the graphics from the guys at Midwest Mastercraft?
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:26 PM
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Are talking about the chrome or just the larger decals....
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Old 01-13-2013, 10:58 AM
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Good advice!

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You don'y want to apply the new graphics over wax. Put them on the cleaned hull and wax a couple days after the graphics are on and set. Getting the graphics from the guys at Midwest Mastercraft?
I was already thinking that would be the way to go. I am sure the wax would affect the adhesion factor a bit with the decals.

Not sure where I will get the decals. I will likely start with my local dealer. I live just north of Madison, WI and have worked with Redline Watersports for the last decade.
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Old 01-13-2013, 11:00 AM
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Are talking about the chrome or just the larger decals....
I am leaning towards the Chrome but I haven't decided yet.

Side question - how would a stainless steel rubrail look with the Chromax decals?
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:37 PM
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I will likely start with my local dealer. I live just north of Madison, WI and have worked with Redline Watersports for the last decade.
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:40 AM
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I am leaning towards the Chrome but I haven't decided yet.

Side question - how would a stainless steel rubrail look with the Chromax decals?
It might look good, but I know a lot of people with stainless rubrails who wish they had what you have.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:52 AM
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I have an appointment at a local shop to do the same thing, but I just cannot decide on what graphics to do, which is making me think maybe I should leave the original graphics on it.

Decisions, decisions.

Which design were you planning on going with?
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:56 PM
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Looking to do the same to our 197 at Redline. Just a little hesitate of the outcome so if you do decide to upgrade post some pics!!!
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