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Quarantine boredom, why not polish the boat

EBT531

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Figured now is the perfect time to buff out the boat. I didn't neglect it, bought it this way. Used McGuiares 3 step marine kit

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I have been thinking of doing the same...but worried about screwing something up with a power buffer...amazing job!
 

EBT531

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I have been thinking of doing the same...but worried about screwing something up with a power buffer...amazing job!

This was my first time buffing a boat so don't be scared. Cars are much easier to mess up in my limited experience. I was surprised how forgiving the gelcoat was vs cars where you get swirl marks, burn through etc. pretty easily.
 

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Working on some projects in the garage, and then polishing boats / fenders / wheels etc.. LOL

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I just polished the diamond plate on my boat trailer fenders. that's really bored.
 

JUSTWANNARACE

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I got the variable speed buffer from Harbor Freight and it works great on the boats.

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If u guys just use a DA polisher, you should be ok. Pretty hard to fuck things up with one of those......now a circular polisher is another story....gotta have more skills to use one of those. 😁
 

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Just finished polishing my wife’s Camaro, black paint is great. Thinking about going after the boat after reading this thread. DA only is my skill level!
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Gel coat is hard as fuck compared to paint, 1400 rpms max ,I like 3m perfect it two the best. But your boat came out great. Nice job
 
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