Finally Shiny - Hull Restored to former Glory

najsmith

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No Commercial Interest.

If any of you are looking to get that showroom finish on your boat this SUmmer, have a word with Adrian at Clean & Shiny.

We're based down in the Soent and he was more than happy to pop over, provide a demo of products on the hull, loads of advice/experience.

Seriously recommend these guys. Ended up buying 1 bottle of a product for about £10 which brought shine back to a 30 year old hull within minutes. Still have a 1/3 of the can left having completed a 28ft sailing hull.

Seriously would recomend these guys for value for money, knowledge/experience and great customer service.

Can;t wait to get back in the water now /forums/images/graemlins/blush.gif)
 

VicS

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This one then:

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Let us know later in the season what it looks like and at the end of the season. My past experiences with polishes have been that it can look great for a few weks but by the middle of the summer it is back to almost normal. I have found no sustitute yet for hard work with a rubbing compound and a compounding mop followed by a coat of polish.
 

najsmith

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Will Do Vic.

Professional in the yard also recommended the below product for zero elbow grease and impresive performance. Also available from Clean & Shiny for a mere £12.

Goes on easily by hand and requires no buffing. I saw these 2 guys wax a 38 footer by hand with no power tools and minimal wipe off effort in an afternoon. Dary blue hull looked like a mirror afterould. Wouldn't have believed it possible had I not witnessed it myself. Was a great excuse to down tools for essential T breaks.;-)

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Great stuff...

Meguiars products are great! I use a couple of coats of #45 Polish, followed by a couple of coats of #56 Wax, all applied and polished by hand. It's so easy to use, I can do my 35 footer in about a day and a half. I only do it every 2 years, and it keeps looking good through most of that time.
 

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Yup got to agree - I am off to the boat next week & was asking about cut & polish products, on your recommendation called Adrian, brill....very knowledgeable & helpful recommended Meguiars Boat Polish have ordered some kit & I will give it a go.

Any volunteers to polish boat in South of France, sign up here: /forums/images/graemlins/laugh.gif /forums/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

Will publish pics before & after.

thanks for the contact.

poter.
 
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