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Old     (cmcathy1)      Join Date: Dec 2007       05-26-2010, 10:22 AM Reply   
Anyone use one of these to wipe down your boat?
Old     (mdaijogo)      Join Date: Mar 2010       05-26-2010, 10:44 AM Reply   
Yes. These work great. After I use the blade, I go back over with my detail spray.

Mario-
Old     (factorykitted)      Join Date: Jul 2009       05-26-2010, 11:10 AM Reply   
eeek....swirl marks waiting to happen
Old     (wakecumberland)      Join Date: Oct 2007       05-26-2010, 11:28 AM Reply   
I've used these for years on my cars with no negative effects. I typically use it to get the bulk of the water off and then use my microfiber drying towel to finish up.
Old     (factorykitted)      Join Date: Jul 2009       05-26-2010, 11:43 AM Reply   
^ put it under fluorescent lights....

http://www.detailingbliss.com/forum/...rnia-water.htm
Old     (99_slaunch)      Join Date: Oct 2005       05-26-2010, 2:10 PM Reply   
^^^ Gel coat is not soft like a clear coat is. That guy is worried about those small scuffs? He should adress the orange peal in the paint first LMAO!!
Old     (wakecumberland)      Join Date: Oct 2007       06-04-2010, 1:36 PM Reply   
I have put my old car under fluorescent lights and there is not effects whatsoever. My guess is that you need to keep a good coat of wax on it at all times and dont pull it across a dry surface.
Old     (duramat)      Join Date: Feb 2008       06-04-2010, 2:34 PM Reply   
I used one right up till a grain of sand caught and scratched across the hood of my truck. No mas now
Old     (trdon)      Join Date: Sep 2007       06-04-2010, 5:14 PM Reply   
same here, I used it untill it scratched my truck and I had to spend 3 hours working it out.
Old     (wakebrdjay)      Join Date: Apr 2008       06-04-2010, 5:58 PM Reply   
The Absorber synthetic chamois is what we use on the 50-60' yachts we clean every week.I use them on my black boat all the time now.They work great and they come in a plastic storage tube that keeps them damp,so they don:t get hard as a rock cause they dried out and they don't mold or mildew in the tube

Last edited by wakebrdjay; 06-04-2010 at 6:01 PM.
Old     (wesley_is_wake)      Join Date: Jun 2007       06-05-2010, 10:34 PM Reply   
I work at a Chevy dealership preparing cars for delivery, and from what I've noticed, the jelly blade does not work nearly as well as the T-bar when removing large amounts of water from the body of the car. But if you use a chamois, it shouldn't really matter which one you use. Do what Adam does. That sounds like a good idea for any vehicle.

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