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Old 19 December 2015, 07:59   #11
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303 has been tested to be safe and is recommended by many manufacturers at lest here in the US. If it is applied properly you will not end up with a slippery finish on most boats. Tends to be a bit more slippery on a polyurethane tube.
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Old 19 December 2015, 13:45   #12
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If you're talking about 303 Aerospace protectant, it's a lot less less slippery than something like Armor All.

303 is (as I remember) pretty much a straight UV blocker; it doesn't have all the conditioners and oils and stuff that Armor All and similar products have (which, incidentally, have been theorized to compromise long term material health, at least with vinyl car interiors.)

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I use 303 Aerospace Protectant very often - after each boat wash - ones per week I can say. I can confirm that it has almost not any slippery.

I have used yachticon for tubes and it was something like ice ... shine and slippery like hell.

303 Aerospace Protectant is perfect for me. It looks like it can even a little clean tubes.
After implementation tubes looks like new ones. So I have bought biggest possible bottle of 303 Aerotec Protectant (I'm not a dealer of chemistry ...)
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I use 303 Aerospace Protectant very often - after each boat wash - ones per week I can say. I can confirm that it has almost not any slippery.

I have used yachticon for tubes and it was something like ice ... shine and slippery like hell.

303 Aerospace Protectant is perfect for me. It looks like it can even a little clean tubes.
After implementation tubes looks like new ones. So I have bought biggest possible bottle of 303 Aerotec Protectant (I'm not a dealer of chemistry ...)
In 30 years of RIB ownership I've tried just about everything for cleaning & protecting tubes. It boils down to TFR for cleaning & 303 for making them look nice.
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In 30 years of RIB ownership I've tried just about everything for cleaning & protecting tubes. It boils down to TFR for cleaning & 303 for making them look nice.
What is it: TFR ?
I have bought some multipurpose boat cleaning shampoo valid for PVC also and it works.
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TFR = Traffic Film Remover. It's the detergent used in carwash's & pressure washers.
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Have a look here Tube Polish at Nuget's post works great and +1 for 303
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