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Old 31 May 2013, 17:24   #281
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When I spoke to henshaws they said don't use abrasion just use a cloth and hypalon thinners.

I've got a gallon of it somewhere...
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Old 31 May 2013, 17:27   #282
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Ooh sir, please sir!
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Thought you might say that as it cost me over 50
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Thought you might say that as it cost me over 50
So don't tell mrs w that it cost me that
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Ok..!
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There's Clean, and then there's Moose Clean
Ahh my wife has a use for a moose like that,
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Ahh my wife has a use for a moose like that,
A use for a moose, not loose about yir hoose?!
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Mines the same. Decided to live with it for now. Let us know if you find a solution!

Fitted the rebuilt poppet valve and we got on with cleaning the tubes.

MEK works. Like, REALLY works. It dissolves the thin nitrile mechanics gloves, but only seems to make the surface tacky on the thick black rubber gloves from Tesco.

Pic 1-port side rubbing strake, uncleaned.
Pic 2, starboard strake. Normal TFR scrub, then a few wipes with MEK on a white cotton dishcloth.

It did make the surface of the rubbing strake tacky for a few minutes, but it soon went away. (It's not PVC rubbing strake as far as I can tell)
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Finally....toobs cleaned, and shiny. Done with the Polymarine tube finish.
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Looks a neat job that Nos, all you need to do now is bring it up to North Wales for a good test run
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