Mailport & PS Advisor

Mailport: What about Bon Ami?

Thank you for the distillation of basic cleaning agents (see “The One Bucket Cleaning Kit,” May 2017). The presentation is clear and will be cost-saving. I’d like to add a plug for a small sponge and Bon Ami. Most gelcoat blemishes disappear with this basic combo. Other abrasive cleaners (e.g. Comet) mar the finish. In my experience Bon Ami is the most friendly to gelcoat. Just make sure you use boat soap to clean afterwards, or it leaves a residue.

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