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Re: Side paint
I had great luck last week reviving a some sad-looking topsides using a 3m product called Imperial Compound (black bottle, purple label). It is a 2 in one product, a cutting compound and finesse-it glaze together. It took me three hours to do my 32 foot boat, and people all over our club are commenting how great it looks.
It's very easy to use, relatively inexpensive, and the results are quite stunning. My boat was not quite to the chalky stage (though it is on the decks and doghouse), but had almost no reflection left on the gelcoat. I did do a couple of spots to test this same compound on the chalky decks, and it takes two passes, but brings that back pretty good too.
Bashing about on Lake Ontario and Beyond
"Ariel" '79 Endeavour 32
Last edited by Ritchard; 04-01-2012 at 10:03 AM.