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Anyone know the best way to get what LOOKS like a hard water film off of gelcoat & the outboard motor without damaging the finish??

The boat was clean before but it has been in the water ALOT over the last few weeks....

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I would give Barkeepers Friend a try to remove the line and the existing wax. I use a soft brush on an extension handle to keep the stuff off my skin, but you just brush it on, wait a minute and rinse it off.

Then use an all synthetic wax to keep it from yellowing again. Aurora Boat Shine is a good one that I've had a lot of success with.
 

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Thanks for the reply... Yeah I have that too. What I was also concerned about was a chalky film on the rest of the boat & motor from spray... Would barkeepers friend be to strong for the paint on the cowling??

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Mix some vinegar and water 50/50 and spray on with a spray bottle then wipe off with a soft cloth. Works like a charm. I use it all the time on my boat and motor.

Hope this helps,
Noel
 

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There's a product for cleaning bathrooms called "LimeAway" that works great. Spray it on, wait 3-5 minutes, and rinse it off. No scrubbing needed. It will leave white marks on a galvanized trailer, so wet the trailer down first in that area before spraying the product, then rinse it well afterwards to prevent the oxidation marks on the galvanizing.
 

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Dark 30,

You might want to try "ON/OFF" you can buy it Boaters World, this stuff really works but be very careful as stated in the directions. Will get rid of the build-up that collects between cowl and lower unit as well as the yellowish stains around the waterline of the hull.... Good Luck
 
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