Vinyl & Gel Coat Maintenance

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Re: Vinyl & Gel Coat Maintenance

Post by jhnmdahl » Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:01 pm

Muriatic acid isn't really all that bad for a lake in small quantities - same as stomach acid, for the most part. Oxalic acid is also found in plants, and is no biggie in small quantities. Still, I wouldn't go splashing gallons of it in nature, or you're bound to burn some spots.

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Re: Vinyl & Gel Coat Maintenance

Post by Big Block Power » Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:29 pm

All the bio kleen products are bio degradable. I'm not a chemist by any means. You could call then the owner answers the phone and he is the chemist great company. So far very happy with all there products. I used start brite hull cleaner before great stuff too. I wouldn't put it in that water but again I don't knew the end effects of it. John has a way better handle on it than myself. I've used Lysol toilet bowl cleaner on my red crownline and worked the best I that boat nothing else cleaned it very well. I would think it's safe for water as it goes down our drain! Right?
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Re: Vinyl & Gel Coat Maintenance

Post by liquid » Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:40 pm

Ha! Correct!

Somehow I feel differently about what i put down the toilet then I do about my pristine lakefront but you're not wrong!

Cue the environmentalists.
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Re: Vinyl & Gel Coat Maintenance

Post by notstock4long » Fri Jun 16, 2017 11:36 am

liquid wrote:
Thu Aug 27, 2015 11:54 am
So here;s the short:

1 - Hot sauce to wipe down to get off hard water spots after each use
2 - Vinyl sauce to clean the vinyl after each use
3 - Condition sauce to UV protect after every 4 uses or a month of weekend use.
I'm curious about the vinyl sauce and condition sauce...it seems that using the cleaner (vinyl sauce) would wipe up the conditioner. Like with cleaning leather upholstery in a vehicle...you clean the leather, then put on the conditioner. So it seems like you'd have to go back and hit the areas you spot cleaned with the conditioner. Or is it not designed to work that way?

I'm looking at picking up a few of their products in anticipation for the boat getting here in a couple of weeks, so I'm just curious. I don't mean to nit pick your cleaning strategy.
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Re: Vinyl & Gel Coat Maintenance

Post by Big Block Power » Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:58 pm

I believe vinyl sauce will not remove the conditioner. It's like the hot sauce will not remove wax.
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Re: Vinyl & Gel Coat Maintenance

Post by liquid » Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:05 pm

Big Block Power wrote:
Fri Jun 16, 2017 2:58 pm
I believe vinyl sauce will not remove the conditioner. It's like the hot sauce will not remove wax.
That's the way I think it works!

That's how Zach told me to use them and they work/seats look awesome. when i first get the boat a clean the Sh#t out of it with the Vinyl sauce - and I mean every inch of it including the floor. Then i coat every inch of vinyl in the conditioning sauce. It smells lovely.

Then the whole thing is spotless. I'll use the vinyl sauce here and there but my boat's white and the vinyl's white. No hard water (really) on my lake.

End of season I'll wash her and wax her. Thing looks brand new. Still. 15 years old.
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