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Old 04-05-2013, 07:09 PM
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The magic eraser isn't a chemical, it's micro-sandpaper. I use it only a very little bit as a last ditch effort on stains that nothing else will get out. It is bad for the vinyl because you are actually sanding it away.
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Old 04-05-2013, 09:03 PM
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The magic eraser isn't a chemical, it's micro-sandpaper. I use it only a very little bit as a last ditch effort on stains that nothing else will get out. It is bad for the vinyl because you are actually sanding it away.
X2 You actually are taking a layer of vinyl off with the eraser, not buffing the stain off the vinyl. Use them sparingly
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Old 04-16-2013, 03:14 PM
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Previous owner used 303. the vinyl is in amazing shape especially for a 2004 most now the vinyl that year was suspect...

So i have continued the tradition and am using 303...

On the hull I use 3M restorer for problem spots...I am a disciple of 4M marine products...
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Old 04-16-2013, 10:31 PM
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I echo the light use of the magic eraser but my hand down favorite cleaner is Boat Bling. Its the best I've tried. After a cleaning I use BB vinyl sauce.
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:33 PM
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Ordered some Babes Seat Soap and was, beside of the smell, disappointed about the cleaning ability.
Doe's anybody know if one can purchase Totally awsome products in Europe?
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Old 04-22-2013, 03:40 PM
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http://static.ewg.org/reports/2012/c...allofshame.pdf

Mmm, see page 4...
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Old 04-22-2013, 04:58 PM
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Previous owner used 303. the vinyl is in amazing shape especially for a 2004 most now the vinyl that year was suspect...

So i have continued the tradition and am using 303...

On the hull I use 3M restorer for problem spots...I am a disciple of 4M marine products...
Where can I get some of that 4M marine stuff, it has to be better than 3M because 4 is a larger number than 3.......

Just messing with ya, back on topic now

When I picked up my boat from Viper, he recommended a mild soapy solution to clean and protect with 303.
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Old 04-22-2013, 05:44 PM
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I would also throw Totally Awesome Cleaner or Malco in the mix vs all of those. You will see a huge difference in cleaning potential between the Babes, 303, and Vinyl Sauce vs either the Malco or the Totally Awesome Cleaner. Totally Awesome is cheap , readily available at almost any store, and really can't be beat as a vinyl cleaner. I wouldn't use the Totally Awesome as a daily wipedown like I would the 3 you mention, but again if you have dirty vinyl nothing will clean better than the Totally Awesome or Malco with a soft bristle brush. Also get a soft bristle brush for either of the 3 you mentioned. IT will add even more cleaning power.
I got some of that Totally Awesome in a spray bottle and it says on there to dilute it. Is that necessary?

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Old 04-23-2013, 12:20 AM
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No need to dilute. Works great for a buck.
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:54 AM
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Do you guys use the 303 on gel coat as well as the vinyl?
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