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TotalBoat Dewaxer & Surface Prep solvent wash cleans surfaces thoroughly to eliminate surface contaminants so specified paints, primers, and adhesives will adhere better and last longer. Completely removes mold release agents, wax, grease, and oil. Also great for cleaning painting tools and equipment quickly and effectively.
For use on fiberglass, gelcoat, stainless steel, bronze, aluminum, and wood surfaces.
Available in Quart and Gallon sizes.
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Use as a dewaxer and surface prep solvent for these TotalBoat products
Wet Edge Topside Paint
Wet Edge Cold Cure Topside Paint
TotalTread Non-Skid Deck Paint
TotalGold One-Part Gold Paint
TotalBilge Protective Bilge Paint
TotalBoat Topside Primer
TotalProtect Epoxy Primer & Barrier Coat
Aluminum Boat Epoxy Barrier Coat
Underdog Ablative Bottom Paint
JD Select Ablative Bottom Paint
KeelHauler Ablative Bottom Paint
Krypton Copper-Free Ablative Bottom Paint
Spartan Multi-Season Ablative Bottom Paint
AlumiPaint AF Copper-Free Ablative Antifouling Bottom Paint
Outdrive AF Copper-Free Outdrive & Prop Antifouling Paint
Inflatable Boat Paint (Fiberglass/Aluminum RIBS only; do not use on PVC, rubber, or Hypalon tubes)
Wax and Grease Remover
Can I use this in lieu of Awlgrip Awlprep Wax & Grease Remover, if I only need a quart? (boat has Awlcraft 2000 on it).
Usually an epoxy or urethane surface which be sanded is cured enough to be wiped down with Awl-prep surface cleaning solvents, but not de-waxing or degreasing solvents.
I am painting the deck on a 14 x 44' Gibson house boat. What is your estimate on how many gallons and how much of the dewaxer I would need?
It depends on the type of paint you plan to use but a good rule of thumb is that one gallon of paint will cover @400 sq ft with one coat. The dewaxer has the consistency of water so mopping your deck with a bucket of water would give you a good idea of how much dewaxer you'll need. My guess is you'll need 1 or two gallons of dewaxer and lots of rags.
Is Totalboat dewaxer effective for removing amine blush from cured epoxy?
No. Blush is water soluble. Use warm water and a scotch-brite pad.
The can threads need work
Overall, I like the product. I am hoping that it proves it's self out in the long run and the paint does not come up due to unseen wax... only time will tell.I did not like the can lid threads. It wanted to cross thread every time I put the lid back on, which is often, in order to prevent it from evaporating or getting tipped over. Eventually the lid got stuck bad enough that I had to punch a hole in the can and drain it into a wiper fluid bottle. Fortunately it has not eaten the plastic bottle. I would guess that a plastic bottle would have been cheaper and better from the beginning.
Best dewaxer cleaner I've useed
Works as it should.
oak harbor wa
I will buy this product again.
Great packaging for safe shipment. Works exactly as advertised.
Great product! I will be buying more.
Boatworks Today turns me in to your product. Very impressed with how quickly it shipped. I will be buying more stuff for sure for my project.
East Berlin, PA
I would buy it again
I decided to try this as an alternative to Interlux 202 because it is less expensive and is reported not to have as strong of a smell. Indeed it doesn't have the strong smell of Interlux 202, is less expensive, and seems to work. It may flash off a little faster than the Interlux 202, but it's hard to tell here in Florida during a heat wave. I was using this on a 35-year-old sailboat deck, so not sure how much "stuff" was there for it to remove, but after using it water sheeted evenly over the area, so there appears there are no contaminants left behind.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Great for a few reasons.
1. Does not evaporate as quickly. Great for warmer climates2. Does not eat through shop towels Acetone3. Cleans and preps well