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The G-Man gets shiny! 2 years 1 month ago #126061

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Spent the better part of the day on the G man, now that its running good and scarring the hell outa everybody LOL, its time to put the shine on. Got the deck pretty good and a good start on one side.
It has a lot of very deep dock scar's so it won't be getting the super shine just a usable gleam.
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Re:The G-Man gets shiny! 2 years 1 month ago #126567

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Turns out the shiny thing may not have been a great idea. The water around here is hard as nails and trying to keep it clean and shiny is a lot of work. I need to carry some lime away or vinegar with me, yyuk.
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Re:The G-Man gets shiny! 2 years 1 month ago #126577

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looks good what did you use the last one we did I used a little 2000 wet then buffed it with compound,,Bill

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Re:The G-Man gets shiny! 2 years 1 month ago #126580

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I started (very lightly) with 80 on a DA then went to 180 then to 320 then 600 wet 1200 wet 1500wet then buffed with heavy cut compound on wool pads on my machine buffer. I had blisters on my hands by the time I was done it was pretty rough to start with.
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Re:The G-Man gets shiny! 2 years 1 month ago #126599

Looks really nice. What brand boat is it and how long?
Kirk

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Re:The G-Man gets shiny! 2 years 1 month ago #126610

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Its a 1957 Grumman hence the name (G-Man) 14' Its a blast.

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Re:The G-Man gets shiny! 2 years 1 month ago #126937

Very cool.
The blisters were worth it!
doc

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