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Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:00am

Post Subject: Painting

Hi I had my boat repainted about two years ago but inevitably have some scratch marks on the sides. The marks are not deep but just where I have brushed past overhanging bushes etc. I have only cleaned the boat with water and a sponge and I do not really want to use t cut to polish out the marks as this seems a bit extreme. Is there a polish that I could safely use to bring the sides up to 'scratch' (sorry about that) Hope you can help Peter


Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:55pm

Post Subject: Painting

If you had not said that you consider TCut a bit extreme I would have suggested using a fine cutting compound from car parts places to polish out the scratches, followed by TCut, followed by a good carnauba wax polish. However I would expect you to then have to polish the whole cabin side because even just a wax polish is likely to accentuate the difference in colour between the scratches and the faded pint. Some polishes have a mild abrasive action so one of these might do the job but I would not advise that you use a product containing silicons because that can cause problems when touching up. As you deem TCut a bit extreme I fear I have no idea what to recommend. Tony Brooks

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