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Captain Aurora
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Aluminum & Pontoons Boats
Topic: Will Algex remove Alumetron
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Views: 11066

Will Algex remove Alumetron

will-algex-remove-alumetron Jim Ireland asked: If I put alumetron on my pontoons this spring will washing them with algex next fall take the alumetron off? Answer: For your convenience, I've highlighted the hyperlinks. Click on the hyperlink to get more information about the selected product. Algex...
Captain Aurora
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Boat Bottom
Topic: Can you use Acetone to clean gelcoat prior to applying VS721?
Replies: 0
Views: 6516

Can you use Acetone to clean gelcoat prior to applying VS721?

can-you-use-acetone-to-clean-gelcoat-prior-to-applying-vs721 Jim Johnson asked: Can you use Acetone to clean the boat first and then apply the VS721 product or is there some other reason to use the products you recommend. Also, I think when I clicked on the specs it said the VS721 now had UV protec...
Captain Aurora
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Boat Bottom
Topic: Can you use VS721 on the hull above the waterline?
Replies: 0
Views: 6802

Can you use VS721 on the hull above the waterline?

can-you-use-vs721-on-the-hull-above-the-waterline Jim Johnson asked: Can you use Acetone to clean the boat first and then apply the VS721 product or is there some other reason to use the products you recommend. Also, I think when I clicked on the specs it said the VS721 now had UV protection. Does ...
Captain Aurora
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Deck
Topic: Can I wax over Sure Step?
Replies: 0
Views: 7534

Can I wax over Sure Step?

can-i-wax-over-sure-step Mark Pyle asked: Second time trying to get this question answered. Did not see it in the ask the Captain area either. I have a 34 Catamaran. If I use the Sure Step on the Non-skid... will it prevent me or ruin in some fashion the ability to use Wax on the regular decks with...
Captain Aurora
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Portholes, Windows, Side Curtains & Isinglass
Topic: Will Clear View remove streaks on isinglass that nothing else will touch?
Replies: 0
Views: 7757

Will Clear View remove streaks on isinglass that nothing else will touch?

will-clear-view-remove-streaks-on-isinglass-that-nothing-else-will-touch Leonard Buchanan asked: I am interested in your product, but like many others, I see videos of almost 'miraculous' restoration of clear vinyl enclosures. I have watched your video, but it is hard to tell whether it is just dir...
Captain Aurora
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Aluminum & Pontoons Boats
Topic: Will Alumetron protect my high polished pontoons better than Sharkhide?
Replies: 0
Views: 7361

Will Alumetron protect my high polished pontoons better than Sharkhide?

will-alumetron-protect-my-high-polished-pontoons-better-than-sharkhide Eric Kuhnkey asked: I have a Bentley tritoon with highly polished pontoons. I have used Sharkhide to protect the finish from the elements since new. No matter how cautious I may be I always seem to scuff the Sharkhide off which ...
Captain Aurora
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Hull, Topsides
Topic: Boat Scrub Residue?
Replies: 0
Views: 7410

Boat Scrub Residue?

boat-scrub-residue Molly asked: We're in the process of polishing the hull of our 30 year old sailboat with boat scrub. I must say that the de-oxidized part looks amazing! However, on closer examination, the surface looks "smeary". Is this a residue that will be removed with the next step...
Captain Aurora
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Boat Bottom
Topic: Can VS721 be applied over anti-fouling paint?
Replies: 0
Views: 7268

Can VS721 be applied over anti-fouling paint?

can-vs721-be-applied-over-anti-fouling-paint Kenneth Peters asked: Hi, I want to use VS721 on my Fiber glass boat, can I apply it over the present Anti-fouling paint that is on the boat now, it was painted on new in 2017, Also can I use Greene Genie as a prep cleaner before applying VS721 Answer: F...
Captain Aurora
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Inflatable Boats & RIBS
Topic: How to protect and shine a brand new RIB
Replies: 0
Views: 7523

How to protect and shine a brand new RIB

how-to-protect-and-shine-a-brand-new-rib Richard Serman Asked: Richard Sherman here hope everything is going well for you, thanks again for spending time with us and teaching us about the Aurora products. I'm going to be applying a few Aurora products to an AB VST24 Inflatable that is brand new and...
Captain Aurora
Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Boat Bottom
Topic: Barnacle Removal
Replies: 0
Views: 7093

Barnacle Removal

barnacle-removal John Pierce asked: I know this is the age old question, but I am a new boat owner and put my boat in the water in late August (no fouling protections) and now I have relatively small barnacles on the hull. Truthfully, how effective is the Green Genie product and will it remove the ...
Captain Aurora
Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Canvas, Vinyl Seats, Cushions, Carpets, Headliners
Topic: Cleaning canvas after treated with Canvas Shield
Replies: 0
Views: 7339

Cleaning canvas after treated with Canvas Shield

cleaning-canvas-after-treated-with-canvas-shield Ted Warnock asked: Hi, we applied Canvas Shield to our bimini top. A month later.... the flock of seagulls arrived, for their annual multi-day visit to our dock! Should we use Fabri-Klean to clean off the droppings? or Boat Clean Plus? what about usi...
Captain Aurora
Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:14 pm
Forum: Canvas, Vinyl Seats, Cushions, Carpets, Headliners
Topic: New tree stains ? brown acorn stains-spots
Replies: 0
Views: 7232

New tree stains ? brown acorn stains-spots

new-tree-stains-brown-acorn-stains-spots Barbara Person asked: A boat we are buying was parked under a tree, now all newly covered vinyl cushions have brown spots on them, new white / dark purple vinyl cushions. I do not want to purchase it if the stains will not come out. I brought 1 cushion home ...
Captain Aurora
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Deck
Topic: Cleaning deck surfaces
Replies: 0
Views: 7130

Cleaning deck surfaces

cleaning-deck-surfaces Preston Andrews asked: What is your best product for cleaning fungal growth off fiberglass deck surfaces that aren't smooth? Answer: You can clean them with Boat Clean Plus , followed by Boat Scrub . That will also clean out the pores. I suggest that you protect them with Sur...
Captain Aurora
Thu Oct 05, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Aluminum & Pontoons Boats
Topic: Will Alumabrite remove Alumetron?
Replies: 0
Views: 11243

Will Alumabrite remove Alumetron?

will-alumabrite-remove-alumetron Dave Smid asked: Will alumabrite remove alumatron? Getting ready for end of season cleaning. Toons look a little cloudy and I'd like to brighten them up a bit. Thanks Answer: Hi Dave, No, Alumabrite will not remove Alumetron . To clean algae from the pontoons, you n...
Captain Aurora
Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Aluminum & Pontoons Boats
Topic: Algex or Alumabrite on anti-foul paint
Replies: 0
Views: 7528

Algex or Alumabrite on anti-foul paint

algex-or-alumabrite-on-anti-foul-paint Question: Our pontoon has that black anti-foul stuff painted on the bottom of the pontoons. Can Algex or Alumabrite be used on this paint or will it harm the finish or dissolve the paint? Currently, if we touch the paint, we get black stuff on our skin which i...

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