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Old 09-20-2019, 01:34 AM   #1
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What do you use to clean oxidized decals

My 2017 23U has oxidation on gel coat and graphic decals.
I’m going to polish gel coat with McGuire’s oxidation remover polish.
Ive tried a few things on the graphic decals with less than stellar results.
Any recommendations of something you have tried that worked?

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Old 09-20-2019, 01:57 AM   #2
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I would contact the manufacture about the decals, as anything aggressive will more then likely ruin them. My decals on my boat where wear I could not do anything aggressive to them.
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Old 09-20-2019, 03:27 AM   #3
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I found that once they were deteriorated enough there was no saving them, no matter what you used on them. I had a two on the back cap of the Axis that I just decided to remove with a heat gun. This unfortunately is the result of decals vs. painted graphics and full paint.
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Old 09-20-2019, 11:53 AM   #4
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I agree...
Anything that might clean them: will also probably kill them.
Time for either replacements, or some freshly painted designs.
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Old 09-20-2019, 12:38 PM   #5
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Try some Aerospace 303 on them. At least it will help keep them from getting worse and give them a slight shine.
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