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wakeslife 10-08-2007 12:32 PM

Our transom (black gelcoat) has a ton of scuff marks and very small scratches from boards. Any reccomedations on what rubbing compound or product to use and what procedure is the easiest to go about removing them? <BR>Thanks guys.

olskooltige 10-08-2007 12:35 PM

<a href="http://www.wakejunky.com/" target="_blank">http://www.wakejunky.com/</a> IMO

eyedvride 10-08-2007 12:48 PM

magic eraser works well too.

mobv 10-08-2007 1:14 PM

I have used 3M Super Duty Rubbing Compound followed by 3M Finesse Marine Polishing Compounding. Rubbing Compound leaves a dull finish if not followed by the polishing compound. A slow speed buffer with foam pads makes the job much easier. The hardest part on the transom of most boats is working around the lettering and platform hardware.

madvlin 10-08-2007 1:48 PM

I installed 3m clear bra on the back of mine. let'em beat up the plastic.

spherren 10-08-2007 1:50 PM

I also installed 3m bra... I make everyone including me put the board on sitting on the platform and board in the water.

cadesun 10-08-2007 4:16 PM

Am I the only one anal enough to make people put the board on in the water to avoid scuff marks (unless it's really cold)?

dukeno1 10-08-2007 4:53 PM

Nope Cade, I am with you....no scratches on the back of mine!

882001 10-08-2007 5:19 PM

that sucks! putting my bindings on in the water would suck.

eaglejackson 10-08-2007 6:23 PM

I also installed a 3m clear bra at the end of last season. It's great.

rallyart 10-08-2007 7:15 PM

<a href="http://wickedwakes.com/" target="_blank">http://wickedwakes.com/</a> <BR>This looks good but I haven't used it. I just clean and buff scratches out. <BR>My boat's to enjoy so let them put the boards on where they want to. If I cared about the back getting scratched it would take away a lot of enjoyment from my boat. <BR>I've got some pictures on the wall that I don't let anyone scratch. Although I don't drive them.


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