Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

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Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

Postby Studini » Tue May 07, 2019 10:56 am

My Aft deck is in excellent shape on my 88' Fisherman. It's the original which Is the vinyl coated white planks. Any suggestions on cleaning chemicals to wash it and should I put a wax or something on it? I use purple cleaner at Autozone on pretty much everything but not sure how it would react to the vinyl. And it seems like it should have a coat of wax or something on it?
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Re: Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

Postby jralbert » Tue May 07, 2019 2:32 pm

A soap made for cars should do ok..not too harsh, I think. But wax? I wouldn't, unless there's a no-slip wax that doesn't reduce friction. Slip/fall on a boat be beddy beddy bad for you and guests.
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Re: Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

Postby bcassedy » Wed May 08, 2019 8:18 am

...be beddy beddy bad


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Re: Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

Postby Studini » Wed May 08, 2019 7:42 pm

An ugly Aft can be beddy beddy bad too!! Lol love it!!
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Re: Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

Postby Busia » Thu May 09, 2019 4:25 am

A pretty Aft can be beddy beddy nice.
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Re: Original Aft deck cleaning and maintenance question

Postby barkleydave » Sun May 12, 2019 11:52 am

Startbrite: Non Skid Deck cleaner works great! Used it for years on entire deck. I by it by the gallon from Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/Star-brite-Non-S ... pons&psc=1
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