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Levi900RR

Detailing Products shootout

Detailing products   

27 members have voted

  1. 1. Which is best?

    • Performance Boat Candy
      15
    • Boat Bling
      4
    • Babes
      4
    • Other (please post detail)
      1
    • Meguires
      2
    • Hot Sauce
      1


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Levi900RR

For some reason or another I want to switch to one line of products. Which is best?

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Afun

Babes..."Hands Down"

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shawndoggy

the "best" is the kind you use regularly. Go with whatever you can afford to use frequently and liberally.

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Levi900RR

Anyone heard of Marine 31?

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nyryan2001

For you guys that prefer Hot Sauce... you need to look up Pacific Mist... same stuff, half the price.

But out of all of them.... The Boat Candy Speed Gloss is superior IMO.

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wakebrdr94

I love hot sauce. Stuff even took off all the water spots from the shower that traditional cleaners couldn't.

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Wakesetter67

As for water spots, I did quite a few test's, ( Black Boat ) and for me the Boat candy was the best I have used so far, But I'm always looking for the next big thing so lots of suggestions are great, Unfortunately running out of shelve space with all the rejected products...There wax seams to be awesome as well,

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Joeprunc

I've used a few....but only the wipe down products.

-Babes had a long run (3 years with me) but once I had the boat on the water it didn't seem to work as well without the constant coats of wax.

-Tried Meguires (but it was an auto detailer) it streaked all over the place, I still have the bottle sitting in my garage. I'm sure their marine product works much better on gel coats.

-Boat Bling (their detailer is hot sauce, so you should combine those two categories). This is what I use now, it really works well to take off the water spots and what not, but there is a strong smell of vinegar. It feels like my wax is being stripped quicker than normal with the use of boat bling. After this gallon is done, I will not be using Boat Bling again.

-I had a sample package from performance boat candy sent to me. I am by far the most impressed with their detailer. I will probably be switching to Performance Boat Candy next year.

-I've heard great things from Hula Boat Care, I may see if they will send me a sample to try out. Hula usually has deals on products in the spring.

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REHinH20

My only issue with performance boat candy....the smell, I'd rather smell vinegar than the fake green apple scent - product works great tho. Use it in hard water and extremely hot NM temps.

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LS-One

My old standby home brew.

Liquid turtle wax and distilled water in a spray bottle.

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Levi900RR

OK guys with all the GB's popping up I gotta make a decision and stick with it. Who wins? I was eyeing that Babes bucket but I'm not sure I'd use all the products...

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ahopkinsVTX

I frequently use Meguires marine wax and really like it. It is teflon so it lasts quite awhile. I wax about twice a season. But I am going to order some Boat Candy speed gloss based on the reviews from this site to see if I can just use that in between days on the lake to cut that to just one wax per year. I also like the cleaner wax from Meguires if you need to hit a quick spot.

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leclerc457
OK guys with all the GB's popping up I gotta make a decision and stick with it. Who wins? I was eyeing that Babes bucket but I'm not sure I'd use all the products...

I have the babes bucket and love it!! Stuff works great!!

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lasik

Used Babes for years and thought it was the best until we tried Boat Candy on a whim

Boat Candy is better by far

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jwl019

Boat Candy for exterior and interior.

Boat Bling Condition Sauce for monthly interior wipe downs. I also like the Quickie Wax once a month between actual wax jobs that I do 2x a year. The Hot Sauce is good but makes me hungry for buffalo wings after using lol!

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wakebrdr94
As for water spots, I did quite a few test's, ( Black Boat ) and for me the Boat candy was the best I have used so far, But I'm always looking for the next big thing so lots of suggestions are great, Unfortunately running out of shelve space with all the rejected products...There wax seams to be awesome as well,

I've read that their spit remover has wax in bit as well, but leaves a haze on the black. Any issues with that?

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D-GOOSE

For me I can not go with just one product line to take care of all my boat cleaning needs. Some have better water spot removing agents and others have better fabric care. Plus I also think it depends on your region and the water conditions one has to deal with.

Hot Sauce is made by Boat Bling so they would be one in the same.

Need to add 303 products to this list as well. Great for the interior however makes the skins slippery.

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vanamp

Anyone have any opinions on hula products?

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AJWest

I'll second Hula Boat Care for their wax and poly sealant. They are so easy to apply and give a slick mirror finish. I like their Surf Away Detailer Spray. As for water spots, Boat Candy. This is the side of my black Axis A22 after Hula Cleaner Wax and Poly Sealant

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85 Barefoot

Wasnt familiar with Hula...going to give the sealant a try...thanks

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isellacuras

I have a black boat and use speed gloss. Works GREAT. Used babes before that. Worked good and smelled good but hands down, speed gloss outperforms babes. I Tried distilled water and vinegar. No thanks.

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bunji169

I was never a wipe down my boat every single time kinda guy until I bought a new one. I bought some of this stuff at the boat show. Seams to work ok. Don't have any reference point from other stuff to compare it to.

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