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I wonder if it reacts differently on different gel-coat formulations ... might be optimised for boats with newer resins ???
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I wonder if it reacts differently on different gel-coat formulations ... might be optimised for boats with newer resins ???
I'd think it'd be optimized for older gelcoat formulations, since those are the boats most in need of it....
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I wonder what people think of just the Poli Prep ?? Is it any better than traditional de-oxidizers ??
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The Poly-Prep, IIRC, is not designed to remove oxidation, but wax and other surface contaminants. I had to sand my oxidation off with wet/dry paper. then I prepped.
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I have not observed any yellowing, but i only applied it to the hull which is blue and robin's egg blue. Assuming CP's deck is white. (how else would he see the yellowing) I'm going to do my cabintop, white, and see how it does, and report back later. For those concerned, the Poly-prep is labeled as removing Poli-glo as well as other contaminants.
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I ordered Poliglow yesterday, following this thread with CP's report. But I figured my cabin top and cockpit can't look any worse than now! I asked about possibility of yellowing and was told it happens if there is remaining wax under the Poliglow application. CP?
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yes, its white.
I can promise you there was no wax under this prep.

The boat does look MUCH better than before I applied the product, but it did yellow on me. I can tell exactly where it it is, and where its not. Hey, it might be a design feature!

Anyway, I would definitely use it again, and recommend it for its intended purpose.
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