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post #18 of Old 10-13-2008
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A caution on Penetrol (not a cleaner, btw) - it's extremely effective at "restoring" chalky gelcoats, esp the deeper colours.. but it's temporary and makes subsequent painting difficult. All traces of it must be removed prior to painting,- it does "penetrate" the surface so it's difficult to know for certain it's all gone - and could lead to unsatisfactory results with the new coatings.

Heinzir: Pretty shippy little boat!! Nice.

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