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Yeah, the boat had some damage to the bow from the previous owner, he was a goon.

Wet sanded 1500 and 2000 (twice)
Buffed with 3M super heavy duty (twice)
Buffed with 3M perfect IT 3000 (twice)
Polished with Wizards
Waxed (2 coats) with Maguires premum marine wax


A lot of work...
 

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Never used a buffer, not hard to do at all. Just have to keep it moving and not put too much pressure on.

The only real problem I had were the spots on the boat where the gel was real thin. You can see it in the first two pictures. I tried to avoid hitting those with anything.
 

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levie17 said:
Never used a buffer, not hard to do at all. Just have to keep it moving and not put too much pressure on.

The only real problem I had were the spots on the boat where the gel was real thin. You can see it in the first two pictures. I tried to avoid hitting those with anything.
you mean blow thru ? next year you will be ready for paint, or are you satisfide with the job ? :) :blush:
 

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jrapp said:
That looks great! I have some of that to do once I get the boat back from the shop. Did you use a buffer before this? If not was it hard to learn?
Your boat might be a bit different... everything but the base color (off-white) is paint, not gelcoat - meaning you likely need to be a bit more careful if you have to wetsand.

Hows the progress coming?
 

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kjo43 said:
Your boat might be a bit different... everything but the base color (off-white) is paint, not gelcoat - meaning you likely need to be a bit more careful if you have to wetsand.

Hows the progress coming?
KJO...I am going to start a new thread as not to hijack, it is coming along...slowly.
 
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