Mailport September 2012 Issue

Mailport: September 2012

Miracle Cloth Resource

I just wanted to let you know that the Miracle Cloth, PS’s Best Choice Metal Polish (PS, March 2007 and February 2009), is available from a source other than West Marine. We’ve been buying it (and loving it) from West for years, but we’ve had problems finding it lately.

It’s actually made by CAA Enterprises ( They sell direct, and if you buy 12, they are less than $3 each! That’s versus $13 or $14 each from West Marine. (Just one is $6, delivered.) We have tested products from both places, side-by-side, and they appear identical.

Bill Streep

Merlin, Macintosh 47

Port Aransas, Texas

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Jack, I am on City Island, also. I have gone crazy for years, especially with a constsnt layer of brine shrimp and slime. This year I took Practical Sailor's advise and changed to COPPER SHIELD SCX(TM) - Multi-Season Boosted Ablative - 45% Copper by Blue Water Paints. I barely have to clean at the water line, and the keel is clean from May till September. The only downside is that you have to order it on-line, even though it is manufactured in NJ. I can't recommend it any highly.
Jerry Schilp
Catalina 34

Posted by: jerry s | September 18, 2012 3:23 PM    Report this comment

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