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Old 11 May 2015, 05:42   #1
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Little black spot on tubes

Hands up whose got little black spot on there tubes, anybody found anything to remove them.

After a long search I think I've found something, I'm confident enough to try it on my stormchaser


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Old 11 May 2015, 05:46   #2
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Got some on one of my sibs. I'm happy to try it on them if you want to mitigate the risk.
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This stuff is good & cheap

Cillit Bang Black Mould Remover 750Ml - Groceries - Tesco Groceries
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That looks good Biff. I tried Mould/Cillit stuff and marginally better
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Make sure you use gloves, Cillit bang products are fantastic for removing skin!

HG mould remover is fantastic stuff, but haven't tried it on tubes... It's nasty as hell and will eat through mould in now time, but you'd want to try on a patch piece first!
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Hands up whose got little black spot on there tubes, anybody found anything to remove them.

After a long search I think I've found something, I'm confident enough to try it on my stormchaser


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Come on then Biffer, share the secret!!
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Looking at the stain on the yellow tube, I would suggest that the cause maybe the cover that you have. Not suggesting for one moment Biff that you would use an "inferior" PVC fabric for the cover, but if it is made from PVC, and the sun starts heating the surface of the cover up, it will naturally "sweat" a bit under the fabric. Plasticisers can then leach out of the PVC fabric and if in contact with the Hypalon tube fabric, can cause the staining in the Hypalon. It is difficult to remove the staining.
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Come on then Biffer, share the secret!!
Well Biff??
... Seems a tad shame/odd to take the time to POST pics ect...and NOT share what it actually is you're useing!??.
..although some of us don't have to worry about it quite so much!
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Well Biff??
... Seems a tad shame/odd to take the time to POST pics ect...and NOT share what it actually is you're useing!??.
..although some of us don't have to worry about it quite so much!
Seems like I got the last post on a thread....Once Again!
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