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By Dave (wakeboarder12390) on Wednesday, March 04, 2009 - 2:07 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
what is the difference between Polish and wax for cleaning products. I went with star brite marine polish, do i still need wax. Sorry for the stupid question.
By Mikeski (mikeski) on Wednesday, March 04, 2009 - 2:30 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Polish removes layers from the finish, Wax adds layers to the finish.

Yes, you still need wax.

By Dave (wakeboarder12390) on Wednesday, March 04, 2009 - 2:52 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
when you say removes layers from the finish do you mean the paint, is that BAD??
By Rich (dohboy) on Wednesday, March 04, 2009 - 2:53 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Removes wax layers not paint
By chris (rio_sanger) on Wednesday, March 04, 2009 - 3:07 pm:    Edit Post Delete Post
Very simply put, polish makes it shiny, and wax keeps it shiny.

There are "cleaner waxes" that claim to do both, saving you a step, but I've always preferred to polish and then wax.

I've had good results with the Starbrite, as well as all Meguiar's products.

3M products are great also, in fact they recently bought out Meguiar's, which had been family owned for ever.

(Message edited by rio_sanger on March 04, 2009)


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