Aluminum Boat Acid Wash ????????????

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by Ric, Oct 14, 2011.

  1. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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    Hello

    I have a Aluminium Row Boats and an Aluminum Pontoon Boat I would like to clean up and make look bright again. Marine stores want a fortune for a quart of Acid Cleaner.

    WHAT CAN I USED AND WHERE DO I BUY IT.

    This is for a soft wash since I only have a Homeowner type machine.

    Thanks for any and all help.
     
  2. Roof Cleaning Virginia

    Roof Cleaning Virginia LawnSite Member
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    Ric - anything marine related has a huge mark up on it. Try commercially available aluminium brightner. Softwash should be find like in this video I found.

    Let us know how it turns out?
     
  3. piediddy

    piediddy LawnSite Member
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    I use to use a product called Alumabright. Got it from a local hardware. I believe i mixed it 50/50 with water. It worked great on bare aluminum.
     
  4. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
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    Piediddy

    I tried something just like Alumabright today and it worked great.

    Thanks to all for your replies.
     

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