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Old    Rodney Rich (rodneyr)      Join Date: Dec 2013       12-31-2013, 2:56 PM Reply   
What is the easy way or best way to clean and wax the bottom of the boat? I have put it off long enough ! Thanks for any advice.
Old    SMDFSRK            12-31-2013, 3:20 PM Reply   
I'd say on the lift but I suppose that's out of the question.
Old    Jesse (NotSure123)      Join Date: Nov 2012       12-31-2013, 3:36 PM Reply   
I've laid on my back and got the "majority" of it in the past...I figure what ya can't see won't ya!
Old    Jason Buffalow (buffalow)      Join Date: Apr 2002       12-31-2013, 3:38 PM Reply   
Call Daniel-son and he can show you a little wax-on/wax-off.
Old    Mike North Carolina (MIKEnNC)      Join Date: Nov 2012       12-31-2013, 3:57 PM Reply   
Use a creeper and slide under and get to work. I use a maguirs buffer
Old    Art (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       12-31-2013, 4:01 PM Reply   
Waxing the bottom makes the boat very slightly slower and you don't need the UV protection. Of course it does make it pretty. If you miss what's on the rails it is not a problem.
Old    Ben R (brichter14)      Join Date: Jul 2010       12-31-2013, 4:39 PM Reply   
If you have any yellowing build up i have heard that "the works" toilet cleaner works great. It is on my to do list for xmas break
Old    SMDFSRK            12-31-2013, 5:20 PM Reply   
The Works works great sometimes. Depends on the minerals in your water.

Can confirm. Have used.
Old    Clark (Kwclark)      Join Date: Oct 2013       01-01-2014, 4:45 PM Reply   
Ultimate gel coat cleaner is mix 1/2 toilet bowl cleaner and 1/2 hydrogen pieroxide. It will clean anything on a hull. Its pretty amazing.
Old    Russ Constable (Midnightv10)      Join Date: Feb 2012       01-01-2014, 5:12 PM Reply   
I use MaryKate On&Off hull cleaner on mine... Fabulous stuff.. Wear a mask though!

To get more room to work underneath I usually jack up the tounge with a handyman jack and crib it up.
Old    Charlie Koch (cwkoch)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-02-2014, 6:42 AM Reply   
Overhead cranes work real well....

Old    Greg Bodor (gti2lo)      Join Date: Nov 2005       01-04-2014, 2:52 PM Reply   
awesome idea... just where do I get a crane like that?
Old    David Posey (granddaddy53)      Join Date: Dec 2013       01-05-2014, 7:51 AM Reply   
Boatyard forklift only good luck
Old    "G" (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-05-2014, 12:18 PM Reply   
Charlie: impressive what did you attach to when lifting your boat. I can't see what's holing it up their
Old    Charlie Koch (cwkoch)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-06-2014, 6:51 AM Reply   
Greg- Overhead cranes..... They were in our warehouse when we bought it.... They come in handy for things like this!

Grant- 2 separate cranes- 10 Tons each. One 10K lifting sling through the bow eye to one crane. 2 10K slings through the rear lifting lugs to another crane. Nothing supporting the bottom, just those massive welding tables in case something were to let loose, but I think the lifting components are so overkill there's not much to worry about.

And yes, the lugs on the boat are designed to lift the boat like this....
Old    Charlie Koch (cwkoch)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-06-2014, 6:55 AM Reply   
This picture shows the straps at least..... 1 crane on each end of the boat.

Old    Boat Driver (LYNRDSKYNRD)      Join Date: Sep 2012       01-06-2014, 7:43 AM Reply   
Off topic, @cwkoch I love the colors!

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Old    Charlie Koch (cwkoch)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-06-2014, 7:47 AM Reply   
Thanks Boat Driver..... I really like black and red.... This one is for sale actually, because I have a 2014 LSV on order, black and red of course....
http://www.onlyinboards.com/Details.aspx?ID=41397
Old    Charlie Koch (cwkoch)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-06-2014, 7:47 AM Reply   
PS- fresh buff and wax on the bottom side!!!

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