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Old 19 May 2007, 17:59   #1
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Best tube cleaner ever?

I think I have struck gold with finding a cheap easy to use tube cleaner that doesn't rely on abrading the tubes or handling highly toxic chemicals.

Still needs a fair bit of elbow grease but then again I think they all do.

As to what it is I was about to say but I may just start marketing the stuff myself.......

Here is the before and after - well pleased with it.

If anyone wants a tip - don't buy light blue tubes if it's going to be out in the sun!!!
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Old 19 May 2007, 18:04   #2
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I think I have struck gold

beefor i moove innto numbir tenn an takks yew ribnobburs innto obbliviun i wont to noe wich iz de beforr an wich iz de arfter piktewer

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beefor i moove innto numbir tenn an takks yew ribnobburs innto obbliviun i wont to noe wich iz de beforr an wich iz de arfter piktewer

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The after is the one with the hole in it innit!!!
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Is it just me or does the second photo look worse than the first.
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Is it just me or does the second photo look worse than the first.
It's you - the 2nd clearly shows a circular patch that is now free from the white oxidisation.
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Got you. I thought that was the good bit and the rest hadn't worked.
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I only did a few test patches - not easy when the boat is on a mooring and there is a 4' swell in the harbour. It was so windy yachts under bare poles were heeled over as if under full sail.

Will do the rest over the next few days. Then some floor polish to stop it happening again - I hope!!!

There is a very faded orange/yellow RIB near mine - it's so tempting to give it a quick scrub - suppose I better ask first..........
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I'm still not sure on how that floor polish works. Klear if thats it, was no use at all when I used to use it near any sort of water and a flexing surface. Are you using Klear with good results ?
If so a camera with a macro setting and a photo taken at an angle should show some dramatic improvements. Can you take such photos and maybe even a photo after the Klear treated product has been at sea !
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