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Old 02 November 2006, 13:52   #1
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Ive done it !! could not wai any more, so thank you to all of those who have answered endless questions on different manufactuers,,, anyway taken the plunge, had a very good deal on a 5.4 direct from Rn,still has all the kit on it, exept the engine which was a clamshell design Mariner 90,,its in good condition, the tubes ,i could get better, has been in storage for a few years and needs some colour put back in to it<< what can i use?? is there a specific Grey colour restorer??? and where could i get some??
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Old 02 November 2006, 14:22   #2
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Old 02 November 2006, 14:46   #3
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ok ok, picking it up this weekend so will post a piccie or two!!! should be perfect with a 90 on its rear for some wave jumping!!
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Old 02 November 2006, 16:56   #4
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i used armoral cleaner from autoquip it brought it up really nice but the only problem it its not very waterproof but i have done it everyweek and the colour is staring to stay in the tubes, brings up everything up really nice, i am thinking of trying some rib revival and the some 3m stuff off
www.rib-shop.com i think they have some good stuff on there
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Old 02 November 2006, 17:44   #5
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Congrats. They go quite well with a 90 on the back!
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Old 03 November 2006, 15:55   #6
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Cool, If its got a 90 mariner on it, it will be an ex MOD Police boat!!. Pitty it has not got the blue flashing lights on anymore!!!
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Old 03 November 2006, 16:06   #7
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Cool, If its got a 90 mariner on it, it will be an ex MOD Police boat!!. Pitty it has not got the blue flashing lights on anymore!!!
So it'll be knackered then !!!!
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Old 03 November 2006, 16:07   #8
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Seriouslly the only thing to clean it with is RIB Revive or TFR 2.
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Old 03 November 2006, 19:27   #9
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Boatcare UKs rib cleaner does work very well. PM Dave (boatcareuk) and I'm sure he'll do you a good deal. I know there are a number of people on here who have tried it and found it works very well indeed.
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