Features

July 2011 Issue

Gelcoat Restorer Durability Test

Poli Glow, NewGlass2, Vertglas, and Higley shine in final look at long-term test.

Practical Sailor reports on how the gelcoat restorer test products are holding up after three years in the field. Testers also take a look at what acrylic fiberglass restorers can and can’t do, and at the benefits and limitations of these “miracle cures” for aging gelcoats. In our search for the products that produce the best, longest-lasting gloss, we tested seven products: Poli Glow; NewGlass2; Vertglas; Presto Gel Coat Rejuvenator; Star brite Glass Cote; Klasse High Gloss Sealant Glaze; and Higley Fibergloss Restorer.

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