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Has anyone here seen or used Professor Amos Vanishing Pads? The guy on the next boat over gave me one, which he in turn had got from the next guy over, whose wife had bought like 6 cases of them from QVC.

Its just a very smooth and relatively soft white pad. Very non-abrasive. It looks like nothing.

I was frustrated because I could not get the dire streaks off my topsides. This thing worked like magic.

How do these work? What damage can they do? It worked so well i was amazed, but I am skeptical, because nothing is free :-(

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Pretty sure they are abrasive. Don't seem like it though.

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AKA Mr. Clean Magic Eraser, AKA BASOTECT V3012. They are mildly abrasive so should not be used on glossy surfaces unless you plan to polish after use.

To understand the astonishing capabilities of the Magic Eraser, we have to take a closer
look at the special properties of Basotect®. “On curing, melamine resin becomes almost as hard as glass”, explains Dr. Christof Möck, responsible at BASF for the global business
management of this special foam. “The hardness of this material is one of the secrets of
its cleaning talent: like extremely fine sandpaper, the foam eraser rubs the particles of dirt from the surface.” Basotect® still manages to remain soft and supple thanks to the fine structure of the foam created by foaming the resin


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6JwR9bHd8oE

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