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  1. #11
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    Default Re: Would you wax a brand new boat?

    Quote Originally Posted by Trundlebug View Post
    Before you apply A-Glaze or any other product, have a read of this protection product comparison thread.

    http://www.ybw.com/forums/showthread...ion+comparison

    You will then be armed with enough information to make a much more informed decision on the best product to use, how difficult or otherwise it is to apply, and how well it lasts compared to the other products available.

    FWIW I would definitely apply a protection from new. There's no better time to do it. The gelcoat will probably never look as good as when new, so you'll want to retain that look as long as possible and delay any deterioration from weather and uv.
    excellent link Trundlebug, that was an hour of reading well worth the time... what a great piece of work!

  2. #12
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    Default Re: Would you wax a brand new boat?

    Yup definitely do in now, when new, imho. Gtechniq or A Glaze imho. Both easy to apply

  3. #13
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    Default Re: Would you wax a brand new boat?

    Quote Originally Posted by jfm View Post
    Yup definitely do in now, when new, imho. Gtechniq or A Glaze imho. Both easy to apply
    Many thanks JFM.

  4. #14
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    Default Re: Would you wax a brand new boat?

    Quote Originally Posted by NormanB View Post
    I would expect it polished and waxed for me if I was buying a new boat.
    I would polish & check for defects at the same time
    I may be wrong this time but not always

  5. #15
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    Default Re: Would you wax a brand new boat?

    Quote Originally Posted by sailorman View Post
    I would polish & check for defects at the same time
    Now that is an excellent reason.

    I do similar when acquiring a 'new' to me car. It's no real hardship as I tend to buy 3 year old Mercs' and keep them for 15 years plus. It is a great way of finding issues.

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