Originally Posted by Lopezian
Thanks for the suggestion, but I do think I need a pro. My major problem is my ignorance of this whole process, in particular in diagnosing the level of oxidation and prescribing the appropriate treatment. I wouldn't know what to tell a young bucko with a strong back exactly what I want done. If you or Maine Sail were looking over my shoulder telling me what is needed, I find that bucko in a flash. But it's off to the detailer shop for me and Rowdy, my dear old (and shabby) Flicka. Thanks again.
Yup, I see your point. If you need to have the boat power-sanded, this may indeed be the best course of action.
And you wouldn't want _me_ to guide the progress, I just followed MaineSail's instruction to the dot. This is all I know about this stuff.