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  1. Removing graphics

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Have some painted graphic stripes on a factory boat want to remove and just buff the gel coat,have buffed thru them so I KNOW THERE IS NO PRIMER UNDER THEM.don't really want to sand them off.Thanks JOHN SR
  2. Removing Melted Ski Rope?

    I'm wondering if anybody has any easy methods for removing a melted-on ski rope from my exhausts? This has undoubtedly happened a million times before so I'm hoping there is an easy fix!
  3. Removing paint from gel coat question...again

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Ive been reading some of the other threads about removing paint from gel coat. Some of the results are incredible to say the least. So I started sanding with an orbital using 220. It looks like the 70's are back. Seems to be working good but I went through a pack of 4 pads just to do this small...
  4. removing a boat from the trailer

    Jet Boats
    I tried to support it like it was on the trailer.will this hurt it.prob be this way a month or so.cutting rusted areas out the trailer for paint.
  5. Help with removing hook.

    Jet Boats
    I have a v-hull has a hook in the bottom, looking to see if there is anyone on here or knows someone the can help straighten the bottom, I would like to do the work at my house, i am in dixon ca. #707-310-9819 please call if you can help, and we can talk over the work and the $$$, thank,s bobby.
  6. [Question] removing gelcoat

    Jet Boats
    Whats the best way to strip the gelcoat from my 74 southwind . Its pretty bad
  7. Removing cover rash from gelcoat

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Recently bought a 94 Ultra and just had it shipped cross country, long story short they shipped it with a sunbrella cover on it and the boat now has blue / brown cover rubbing rash all over half of the boat. Before I just into wet sanding a buffing, any suggestions to try ? I put some Acetone on...
  8. Removing Oxidation?

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I have a 2007 Super Air Nautique that sits on a trailer with chrome fenders. Those fenders have burned into the gel coat on lower sides of the boat. I'm hoping that it can be restored with some elbow grease, but some have suggested having the gel cut out and replaced. Does that sound like...
  9. 1976 Baja questions about removing gas tank

    Jet Boats
    So I bought a jetboat! It has a 455 Olds and a Berkley jet. It's in pretty good shape but it has a gas leak. It needs new plumbing too but that seems pretty easy. The previous owner said the original owner had a custom tank put in and i would have to separate the top to pull it out. My first...
  10. Removing silicone residue.

    Jet Boats
    What do you use to remove silicone residue from gel coat. I have tried acetone, mek, lacquer thinner, All remove some but none are great. Just wondering if there were a magical method?
  11. Removing Radiator Scale Buildup???

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Though I'd ask here, is there anything magical and SAFE to use for removing scale buildup in an older brass/copper type radiator? Maybe CLR, vinegar, muriatic acid, hydrochloric acid etc??? Thanks for any feedback
  12. Removing fasteners from cav plate.

    1979 Biesemeyer. Ground up restore, Fasteners for turn buckles are F-ing froze up, (the two little ones holding the buckles to the cav-plate) been soaking for weeks in rust penetrating spray oil. Things will not break free! Whats the next thing to do with out destorying my equipment? Drill the...
  13. Removing fuel pump pushrod

    GN7 On the Dyno
    Anyone have any good suggestions on removing a bronze tipped pushrod, on a BBC, that has rolled over a burr and does not want to come out?
  14. ideas on removing plastic bowl plugs

    Jet Boats an easy out didnt work...i put liquid wrench on the threads and had a few coldies while i wrenched on other things...then i tried a little more liquid wrench while i got the easy out i used the easy out and it didnt catch...used bigger and did the same on and so...
  15. Removing the Jet - Advice Needed

    Jet Boats
    I am in the process of helping my dad pull the pump on his boat to get it serviced and I need your guy's advice. Pop's boat is a '99 Renegade 21 Open Bow skiboat (splash of a ultra, I think) The pump is an Aggressor, I think. Anyways, the real question here is, how the heck to do you pull the...
  16. Removing bolts from alluminum?

    I'm trying to remove some hardware from my stringers. The bolts go through the stringer into a blind hole in the alluminum. They've been in there for 30 years. Any ideas how to get them out without snapping them off? Oh they are 5/16 steel bolts. Thanks Tim
  17. Removing Stains

    PB Open Water
    What's the best way to remove bird shit stains from gel goat? I left my boat uncovered for a couple days and I got two bird droppings that aren't coming off very easily. :angry:
  18. Removing painted name from rear of hull

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    Paint is starting to peel off the fiberglass after just 6 months. I'd like to remove the painted name without gel coat damage, and come back with vinyl lettering. It's located on a HUGE fiberglass rear hatch door. Is this a job I can do at home, or should I remove the hatch and take it to a...
  19. Removing coolant buildup

    GN7 On the Dyno
    I bought an oil tank online used For my dry sump system that has been used as a coolant resivour. I didn't know this when I bought it and it has been too long to return it. Is there a way to remove the coolant residue. I can't get to every nook and cranny to scrub it out and I don't really...
  20. Removing Sanger Tank pads?

    Paint and Fiberglass Repair
    I'm redoing (trying) the floors and I need to remove the tank pads.. (I'm not going to run them when its done) I cut most of the top layer of glass out of the floor with a small skill saw and a dremel tool with a cutting blade and its working pretty good except at he pads due to the thick...