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Old 01 September 2011, 13:41   #1
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Seat Cleaning 'stuff' ?

Streaker came home yesterday night for a spruce up after a season outside (and the Fusion/speaker fitting which I'll take some pics of in due course) .

It was looking a bit jaded ( by my standard anyway)

So the tubes had the 3m treatment, the console etc a bit of a wax and polish but the seats are starting to look a bit well grey and not white as they used to be. I know the whole white with blue piping is not everyones cup of tea but I'd like to find something that gets them back to white.

Any ideas or suggestions or experiance ?

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Old 06 September 2011, 11:14   #2
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3m Citrus cleaner and "magic" sponges.
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Old 06 September 2011, 11:27   #3
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3m Citrus cleaner and "magic" sponges.
Hey....don't tell everyone about the sponges. The prices will go up!

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anyone point me in the direction of "magic" sponges?

sounds just the job as i need to get my white seats back to white again!
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anyone point me in the direction of "magic" sponges?

sounds just the job as i need to get my white seats back to white again!
Mr. Clean® Magic Eraser® Original

Not sure if they have the same name in the uk. These work very well...
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Old 06 September 2011, 18:14   #6
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How much!!!! Ouch. Search eBay for melamine cleaning pads and you can buy 1000 from overseas for £17 delivered. That's just about 2p each. I use around 10 per boat per clean. They are amazing with any of the usual cleaning products out here. They even remove the staining on the hulls. Only downside is they break up so easy it's crazy.

They sell them at the boat jumbles 3 for £5! And I do mean SELL them too

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depending on what's caused the discolouration, vinegar can be pretty good for getting off 'living' dirt, like mould and other such stains.

I've also used one of these to much success: 3M

(takes a while... spray and walk away...)
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blimey! best i can see is 60 pcs for a tenner delivered.

Are they ok for use on GRP? i see it says not on gloss surface or cars!

i have a lot of white seats which are now off white so fancy getting me some of these to try!

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How much!!!! Ouch. Search eBay for melamine cleaning pads and you can buy 1000 from overseas for £17 delivered. That's just about 2p each. I use around 10 per boat per clean. They are amazing with any of the usual cleaning products out here. They even remove the staining on the hulls. Only downside is they break up so easy it's crazy.

They sell them at the boat jumbles 3 for £5! And I do mean SELL them too

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Sorry I lied about the 3M stuff.

It's actually this I use, and it's pretty good:

Mary Kate Inflatable Boats, Tubes & Towables Cleaner - Marine Cleaners - CRC New Zealand

Turned my green, grey and dull tubes and seats into something slightly whiter and brighter.

Not sure if you can get it in your neck of the woods thou...
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blimey! best i can see is 60 pcs for a tenner delivered.

Are they ok for use on GRP? i see it says not on gloss surface or cars!

i have a lot of white seats which are now off white so fancy getting me some of these to try!
They are great. I use them all the time. They are non abrasive and have not damaged any boats I've had in. Best to do a test area first though!

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