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deafgoose
05-27-2011, 10:24 PM
When I first purchased my cover the water would bead right off.

Now it absorbs it like a blanket!

My local boat shop had some Star Brite boat cover cleaner and waterproofing with PTEF. I haven't tried it yet because I wanted to know if anyone here has experience with this stuff.

Did I waste my money or will this really work?

**Note: PETF is Star Brite's registered trademark name for polytetraflouroethylene.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/26003034/cleaner.jpg

jmb
05-27-2011, 11:54 PM
deafgoose:

I think the stuff I used was the same. I bought it from Academy. It was kind of high but I bought 4 bottles of it. It worked great. That was a few years ago and it is still working but I do keep the boat inside. It has rained on it a time or two and it still sheds water. Hope this helps

deafgoose
05-27-2011, 11:57 PM
4 bottles?

How many do I need for my cover?

jmb
05-31-2011, 11:39 PM
I think I went though about 3 if I recall. That did both covers