Originally Posted by codprawn
That's a hell of a difference. Did you use the sponge side or the nylon scouring side of the pad?
The nylon scouring side. I softened it up by rubbing on a brick first as even the cheap ones feel very rough.
To be honest though the scrubbing brush and sugar soap got rid of most of the dirt on the tubes. It's just alot of hard work and do a small section at a time.
That suger soap is good stuff i see its repaired that worn rubing strake ?
Nothing worn about it at all, just alot of grime.
The sugar soap hardly touched the strake. Used the Rib Revive and scouring pad with lots of effort. A few days later I went over the rubbing strake (carefully!) with a cloth soaked in thinners, that got the last remains of grime off.