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    polish/buff product recommendations

    I want to give my bass cat a real good clean and buff while she's in hibernation. Looking for some recommendations on a good minor oxidation compound, polish, and wax. All will be applied with a machine. Thanks in advance.

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    McGuire's is the best. Once done get it ceramic coated with Ceramic Pro 9h. Once coat is permanent. Will never have to wax or polish again.
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    So does the boat have oxidation ?
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    no their is just a couple small spots on the top cap that have slight oxidation. Boat shines like its brand new for the most part.

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    <3% of the fisherman catch >97% of the fish. Sorry it's hereditary.

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    Do you use a polish after the one step compound mikesexpress?

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    Compound. Wipe clean. Flagship & buff.


    <3% of the fisherman catch >97% of the fish. Sorry it's hereditary.

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    I like the 3m perfect it and finesse it. Depending on shape when starting. But it it just needs a good polish and seal i use 2 coats of protec.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesxpress View Post
    Compound. Wipe clean. Flagship & buff.



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    she still shines but can always use some love
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    -McGuire's polishing compound.
    -Meguiar's Gold Class Carnauba Plus Premium wax
    -The Last Coat
    I wash the boat with Dawn dishwashing detergent to remove any old wax and oils.
    I then use the McGuire's polishing compound where needed.
    Wax the entire boat with Meguiar's Gold Class Carnauba Plus Premium wax.
    Two coats of The Last Coat Ceramic Coating SiO2 Car Polish.

    It leaves the boat with a mirror wet shine that is easy to clean and lasts a long time. Its a bit of work, but worth it.
    I'm pretty OCD with my boat and have tried many different waxes and protectants. So far this has gave me the best results.





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    All the above suggestions are great and there is a lot of great products to choose from. You say “minor” oxidation....I have customers tell me they have “light/minor” oxidation and it is and then others are not. If the oxidation is bad enough buffing will only make you feel good for a few months...
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    Great shine but as stated a lot of work!