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Old 02-23-2017, 06:05 AM   #1
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What do you use to dry your boat after washing, morning dew etc., shammy mop, towels WHAT???
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Old 02-23-2017, 06:13 AM   #2
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Same as my car a leaf blower Give it a go it will amaze you the glass windows will be smear free
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Old 02-23-2017, 07:03 AM   #3
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Old 02-23-2017, 07:18 AM   #4
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I love natural chamois but we use synthetic chamois on the boat. It is far easier to live with on a day to day basis if not quite as absorbent as a well seasoned natural chamois. They last forever and if you screw up and they get dirty or smelly you simply wash them and roll them up in their container again.
We have a 10 year old Absorber brand that is still just fine.
At home I use a natural one for our cars.
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P.S. The leaf blower thing is way over rated in my opinion. I owned a shop that washed every customers car every time it came in for service and we tried everything. The blowers certainly work but a chamois is much faster and does a more complete job...
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Greetings,
Along the same lines as above...Shamwow

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Old 02-23-2017, 07:40 AM   #6
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To dry my teak decks, natural chamois leather mops
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Waffle weave micro fiber towels for boat. silicone squeegee for windows followed by a wipe down with the same towels used for the boat
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This is where I get the towels
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From what age ?
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Same as my car a leaf blower Give it a go it will amaze you the glass windows will be smear free
I like that idea, specially, since we have a Ryobi battery powered leaf blower.
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I only dry the strataglass enclosure. I use a silicone water blade and get the corners with a chamois.
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I must admit, I have never dried my boat. I squeegee windows when necessary, but I let nature do the work everywhere else.
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Dry where required and let the rest take it's natural course. Boat is to stinking big to dry after a bath or rain.
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LOL..I thought that was what the sun was for...
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Since the boat has 28 windows (different sizes) I use Karcher windows cleaner which comes with a Cordless Lithium-Ion Handheld Wet Vacuum. It just takes a matter of minutes to clean and dry all.
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From what age ?
Just before they become rags.

Seriously, I don't dry the boat after a rain or after washing it, but if we're anchored, there will often be heavy dew on the helm console and other parts of the boat we might touch or put things on so I wipe these areas.

There are often dead insects as well as dew to wipe up.
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