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Old 31 July 2016, 18:24   #1
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Salt-away anyone use it?

Anyone use salt-away for flushing and cleaning? Worth the 40 a litre price tags?

Also there is the yellow label salt away for marine use and ever build salt5 designed for masonry are they the same? Price is different but put marine in front of anything and the price doubles...
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Old 31 July 2016, 19:45   #2
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Now I have no idea about this product but we use windex or window cleaner to neutralize salt in our surplus rifles. They fire old ammunition that has salt in the primer. Just a thought possibly the ammonia would do the same in an outboard. Would be way cheaper, check the ingredients usually they are all the same. Probably could find a cheaper substitute.
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Old 31 July 2016, 20:43   #3
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Been using it for around 5 years though the price you state gets me 5 lt. I use it to flush the engine as well as clean down the trailer and fishing gear, we even use it on our delicate underwater camera and dive gear. No sign of rust or corrosion on any of my gear. Im on the water aprox 3 times per week and run about 250 engine hours per year recreationally and also do many shore dives.

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Anyone use salt-away for flushing and cleaning? Worth the 40 a litre price tags?

Also there is the yellow label salt away for marine use and ever build salt5 designed for masonry are they the same? Price is different but put marine in front of anything and the price doubles...
You this product everywhere down under......my understanding is that it works best from new......if you use it for flushing on old engines, it can dislodge corroding material inside the water jacket causing grief to owner....
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Last time I got some from screw fix not as expensive as 40/ Lt
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Is this the stuff

Salt-Away UK &EU - Home


https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/281930584597 32.50 per 946ml
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That's what I use.

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Yep really rate it...and you can use very little to get the job done.
....If you can wait till Southampton Boat show there's always good offers on!
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I flushed my engine with Rydlyme - was impressed with results. Ended up with about 2 pint glasses worth of scale deposits left in the builders tub I used when finished. Engine needs to run as the stuff only seems to really work when warmed up slightly. Don't let the water get too hot though, remember engines are designed to draw in cool water not heated up re-circulated water. Rydlyme and Salt Away both serve the same purpose I believe. Please correct me if wrong?
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I flushed my engine with Rydlyme - was impressed with results. Ended up with about 2 pint glasses worth of scale deposits left in the builders tub I used when finished. Engine needs to run as the stuff only seems to really work when warmed up slightly. Don't let the water get too hot though, remember engines are designed to draw in cool water not heated up re-circulated water. Rydlyme and Salt Away both serve the same purpose I believe. Please correct me if wrong?
Never heard that one about warm water, maybe we shouldn't use ours when the ocean gets up over 33'c in summer. Warm water will break down salt deposits far easier than cold and why do you use buckets, simple muffs and a hose are way simpler.
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