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Old 19 June 2009, 17:29   #1
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Give TFR a try

For those doubters out there just try it!!!

Seriously I have just cleaned my boat - the tubes were almost white(supposed to be blue). the seats were green(should be white).

Bought 5L of conc traffic film remover from Machine Mart for about 12-14. Dilute it about 50% with water. Used a medium scrubbing brush from Tesco. Boat looks like new again.

It reTlly is very easy to use and my tubes looked about as bad as you can get. the trick is to use plenty of the mixture - no dry brushing. Wear gloves cos it stings quite a bit - caustic based.

Also cleaned the tekdek a treat and the rubbing strake/grab handles.

Will chuck 303 on for now to protect it but klear when i get it out of the water.

3rd time I have used TFR now - there is nothing better or cheaper that I have found.
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Old 19 June 2009, 17:48   #2
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Old 19 June 2009, 18:02   #3
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Sadly I didn't bother this time - we just got stuck in - should have really but the boat looked so bad I didn't want to see them!!!
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Old 21 June 2009, 13:41   #4
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went down to machine mart this morning bought 5 ltrs for 5.15p and decided to clean up the old y class sib ,this stuff was already to use but says you can dilute by 15%,what a difference it made ,used both a soft scrubbing brush and an old sponge ,straight away a difference was noticed ,cleared old slipway grease ,general grime only thing it dident shift too much was some rust marks ,i suppose could have spent a bit more time on it but its good enough for me .only thing is if left on and you dont wash it off fast enough you can get a bit of streaking but if you go over it again it goes , pics before and after ,regards mart
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Old 21 June 2009, 14:07   #5
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You should have bought the concentrated stuff - much stronger!!!

Nice job but the stronger stuff involves less scrubbing!!!
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worked fine for me also, blue magic i used but all the same stuff brand names do differ

before = AFTER
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Codders,

I bought some today, how long should i leave it on for before rinsing off?

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worked fine for me also, blue magic i used but all the same stuff brand names do differ

before = AFTER


OMG... It changed the colour of your console
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thought it would be fine undiluted, guess not
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