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imerictoo
06-22-11, 03:57 PM
Hi,

First time owner of a pwc. Bought used and was removing the registration stickers from the hull. Stickers came off, but there was glue residue left.

I used windex and the plastic scrubby part of a kitchen sponge and now where I scrubbed is scuffed and no longer 'glossy'.

Did I do any damage?

Sorry for the newbie question and I hope someone can put my mind at ease.

Thanks,
Eric

LouDoo
06-22-11, 04:17 PM
Hi and welcome to the forum.

First try an automotive cleaner polish. If that doesn't work use polishing compound. Gelcote is pretty thick, I doubt that you did any damage.

Lou

KyleB
06-22-11, 04:31 PM
Agree with Lou. You probably didn't do damage to the gel coat with plastic but you do need to polish it up some. Be careful if you use a buffer not to burn the coat with the edge of the buffer. Better yet use good ole elbow grease and rub it down.

Kyle

imerictoo
06-22-11, 06:56 PM
Thanks for the response. Good to know I didn't do any damage other than cosmetic. Will use your suggestions as well.

Eric

RFoster130
06-27-11, 10:14 PM
You can also wet sand it with fine grit like 1000 to 2000 and it will be fine.