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Old 03 February 2015, 14:52   #1
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Rib Clean ?

Hi, New to site and to ribbing, have a Ballistic 6.5 and would like to get the grey tubes with blue patches and white hull/deck a little bit cleaner - they're good but not immaculate - so what is the best cleaner to use in everyone's experience please ?
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Old 03 February 2015, 15:17   #2
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Hi, New to site and to ribbing, have a Ballistic 6.5 and would like to get the grey tubes with blue patches and white hull/deck a little bit cleaner - they're good but not immaculate - so what is the best cleaner to use in everyone's experience please ?
Thanks in advance
Hi and welcome to the forum hope you find it helpful and entertaining.
To answer your question we all have our favourites and if you go on the search button and enter cleaning tubes you will se all the previous threads on the subject and I think you will get your info there.
Going on search first usually comes up with some answers.
Cheers for now and happy ribbing
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Old 03 February 2015, 16:08   #3
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thanks Jambo

I did try searching though maybe not the right words, appreciate the response
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Hi,

Welcome to Ribnet and nice rib! However the Ballistics can show dirt very easily (we have about 15 here at the Dry Stack).

We find cleaning the tubes with "Rib Revive" is pretty effective - especially when combined with using a "Magic Sponge". I think you can get them from B&Q/Robert Dyas, but if you have any problems and you're around Old Portsmouth, drop in and I'll let you have one of ours.

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Old 04 February 2015, 13:17   #5
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some swear by TFR.
Some like fairy power spray

The rib revive and rib shine seam to all have good reviews but the first two options are cheaper !

Personally, it depends on the dirt. If washed thoroughly between chemicals I've been known to use two or three different ones as each seams to shift a different type of dirt.

My tool of choice is a non-stick scouring pad
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