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Old 24 August 2010, 18:16   #1
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Removing scale from hull

Hi, I have a very clean Avon D560 with the orange hull, the original owner kept it on a mooring and because of this I have a lime scale like water line on the back and also some marks on the outboard. Is there and sort of cleaner that will help me get this off?

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Hi, I have a very clean Avon D560 with the orange hull, the original owner kept it on a mooring and because of this I have a lime scale like water line on the back and also some marks on the outboard. Is there and sort of cleaner that will help me get this off?

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I think your best bet is to get busy with some rubbing compound, Farecla is good stuff. Try and use with a machine if you can.
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If it's a mineral scale, try a bathroom cleaning concoction, or simply white vinegar. A fine Scotchbrite pad used with a light touch should help. In either case, give it a decent rinse afterwards.

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i've used Cilit Bang with quite good results. just spray it on and leave for a few minutes whilst it fizzes away then wipe clean. you might need to try a few times.
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i've used Cilit Bang with quite good results. just spray it on and leave for a few minutes whilst it fizzes away then wipe clean. you might need to try a few times.
just remembered for really stubborn scaling then use star brite bottom cleaner. this really works well but remember to use gloves as it can sting!
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use star brite bottom cleaner. this really works well but remember to use gloves as it can sting!
Does it not sting yer bottom something wicked too?
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use star brite bottom cleaner.


And finish with Knacker Lacquer, it'll put a lustre on your cluster.
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