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post #3 of Old 10-30-2006
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I've used StarBrite's non-skid deck cleaner with PTFE and it works quite well. I'm not exactly sure how a product with Teflon in it works to make a deck stickier, but the decks that have been washed with it seem to be more non-skid than the ones that haven't been. Hmm...

West Marine has a pretty good Fiberglass polish with teflon in it that was highly rated by Practical Sailor magazine, but I would hesitate to use it on the deck as it will probably make the deck pretty slippery. YMMV.

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