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Old 06 January 2015, 22:20   #1
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Easy cleaning products in Aus?

Cant seem to find any of the spray and rinse off type products mentioned on the thread you have in the UK.

I tried a small patch with soapy water, didnt move the grime. so tried diluted jif. it did a little bit but its more work than i really want.

i dont mind doing some work like scrubbing but would be nice to know of one of those spray and rinse products i read about.

even if its what ingredients to look for?
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Old 07 January 2015, 04:04   #2
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Cant seem to find any of the spray and rinse off type products mentioned on the thread you have in the UK.

I tried a small patch with soapy water, didnt move the grime. so tried diluted jif. it did a little bit but its more work than i really want.

i dont mind doing some work like scrubbing but would be nice to know of one of those spray and rinse products i read about.

even if its what ingredients to look for?
Hi

What is it your trying to get off.
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to be honest all kinds, but mostly just scum and dirt and scuffs. i want to rejuvenate the surface.
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What about Bargs Bugs we get here in oz, I dont know whats in it but you put it in your window washer to remove bugs etc off the windscreen.

I tried to find TFR but cant.

Acetone or tolulene seems a bit excessive.
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Do you have such a product as oxy gel for washing clothes scrubbing brush,also mould and meldew remover works well.
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I'm recently moved away from TFR to 'Muc-Off' bike cleaner. It it more effective than TFR, IMHO.

It was originally designed at bike cleaner - it gets rid of every hint of mud and non-oil based dirt. This is great for bikes as it doesn't strip the gears, chain, bearings etc. It also 'seems' a lot less toxic that TFR.

With TFR I needed to agitate with a sponge to get the best results - no need to with Muc-Off, just spray on, wait 5 mins and then wipe off with a cloth and fresh water.

There is an Aus distrubuter - Distributors - Muc-Off

In the UK it's about 10 for a litre. However, it's a lot less if you buy it in 5 litre containers, in the sales!!

I cleaned Warshot (6.5m Scorpion) over the Christmas period and used about a litre.

I hope this helps.
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Hi all

Im thinking that muck off is a silicone based product which is I think no good for inflatables correct me if im wrong.

Also thought it was ment to be put on after washing so next time you wash,it falls off.

I stand corrected it isn't silocone based.
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i found what i think is tfr, they just call it truck cleaner at the auto store, but not 100% if its what you guys call TFR because i havnt been to read the ingredients, but sounds like a mixture of detergents and chemicals.

found muc off at plenty of online shops. whats the active ingredients?

its amazing how caked in some stains can be, even just scum doesnt shift without a brush using detergent and jif (which i think must wear the material a bit)

Havnt heard of oxy gel, whats the active ingredient? Plenty of mould products around, i think they are mostly bleached based. Is that ok on hypalon?

we do have generic "inflatable boat" cleaner at the local chandler but it doesnt say whats in it and is about the same price as muc off ($20 a litre)
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Also can hypalon be pierced by scrubbing brushes, I know it can by fish spines. How firm show the brush bristles be?

Going to do an all day clean one day next week, fun !

Simple green I saw mentioned once, we have that and the concentrate.
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