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Old 03-19-2015, 08:36 PM   #71
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Tried rubbing compound...no color transferred to the cloth so it is not gel coat?
Hard to tell without any pics or eyes on the cap.
If you were in the oxidized area it will just come off the oxidation color. Gelcoat is quite hard so it may take a very course compound to get any color to show.

Some actual pictures of the cap, close ups of the oxidation, colored area and where you used rubbing compound.
Also maybe a pic of the compound, not all of them are as effective as others.
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Old 03-24-2015, 09:54 AM   #72
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Product called Vivilon. A restorer of badly oxidized gel coat that brings back original color. Has anyone checked this possible remedy to the fade problem? It is expensive and should be applied by a pro.
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Old 03-30-2015, 08:58 PM   #73
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It looks like my 295 has fell victim to the oxidation issue as well. What is the 'official' word from PT? I will be reaching out to them anyway just to see what they are willing to do for me. Pictures attached.
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Old 03-31-2015, 12:42 PM   #74
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I uncovered the 5er this weekend, it is exactly 2 yrs since delivery and this is the fade progression... pretty sad. Not good advertising for PT. I've spoken with numerous PT reps and still waiting on a call back.

My new dilemma is we're taking it to our seasonal site this weekend where it will stay the year.....I could always pull it out for a week or so but I've heard horror stories of dealers keeping units for months.

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Old 03-31-2015, 12:48 PM   #75
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I uncovered the 5er this weekend, it is exactly 2 yrs since delivery and this is the fade progression... pretty sad. Not good advertising for PT. I've spoken with numerous PT reps and still waiting on a call back.

My new dilemma is we're taking it to our seasonal site this weekend where it will stay the year.....I could always pull it out for a week or so but I've heard horror stories of dealers keeping units for months.

I am not a paint expert and don't want to sound like a p...k but is that paint fade or paint rub off from cover?
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Old 03-31-2015, 01:00 PM   #76
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They're not painted, it's gelcoat...and it looked like that when I covered it in the fall.
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Old 03-31-2015, 01:10 PM   #77
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wanna65stang, look at others pictures with the same issue. In my case I've never used a cover.
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Like I said not a paint expert just asking
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I am not a paint expert and don't want to sound like a p...k but is that paint fade or paint rub off from cover?
Mine isn't covered and looks the same way. It spreads fast too. 22 months and there it was.
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Mine isn't covered and looks the same way. It spreads fast too. 22 months and there it was.
P.G.V.

(Primetime Gelcoat Virus)

Mine noticed around 14-15 mos.
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