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    My Friend Mike Brown challenged me to work some magic on my 30+ year old GelCoat, and at the Bartlett opener - Kevin (Hotfish) said with a bit of work, my boat could look like his...one of the cleanest original gelcoats iv seen, '79 if I remember correct. Mike Brown is a Pro and I can honestly say I was speechless with the finished product.
    Pictures dont do justice!!!Top left and middle are before..
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    You know you ain't got shit on honcho. Boat looks amazing. Too bad its a sucker aka jet

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    Looks great. Nice work Mike.

    I'm sure Kevin told you it has to be kept up, or it'll go to hell in a handbag after just a few outings............

    If you let it go, it'll haze and have to be wet sanded or buffed again and it's surprising how fast it can happen. Everytime it gets wet sanded and/or buffed you're loosing a layer of gel.

    Kev is very disciplined when it comes to keeping his boat up which is why it looks like it does.

    I wasn't very disciplined. Consequently wet sanded and buffed my old Kachina a bunch of times. Had I kept up with maintenance, a good wash and wax would've kept it looking good and there'd be a lot more gelcoat on it today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squirtcha? View Post
    Looks great. I'm sure Kevin told you it has to be kept up, or it'll go to hell in a handbag after just a few outings............

    Kev is very disciplined when it comes to keeping his boat looking like it does.
    I watched him and I would kinda think disciplined is an understatement!
    Mike said the same thing, wipe down every stop, spraywax, etc.

    Hey Taco, are you gonna showcase said Honcho at the lake 4/30? or this YEAR?!!!!
    The Honcho will be like staring at lazerbeams if you polish it right!

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    Ok so whats the secret? I need to do this to one of pop's boats.
    " NO MOTOR NO BOATER "

    " I'd rather be riding in my boat thinking about God, than in church thinking about my boat ".


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