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Old 09 September 2010, 12:50   #1
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Stainless salt/calcium staines

Can I ask for advice on how best to remove and product(s) to use.

The A frame has become somewhat stained over the season and we have a journalist/photographer coming out with us over the weekend and would like the Parker looking her best.

Have tried T-cut which makes the non-stined bits very bright, but not touching the salt/calcium staines.

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car metal polish - as used on chrome bumpers, then use a wax.

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Servo autosol....simpley the best,you'll be able to shave in the reflection!
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Thanks for all the ideas, I shall make a note and try out some time.

However, as I am walking out the house this evening, with the intention of going down to the boat and use some rubbing compound that I had left over from respraying my sons Beetle, my wife turns round casually and suggests that I could use limescale spray used in bathrooms!

As I'm driving to Poole I mule over the idea and purchase some with a sponge from Tesco.
Well what a brilliant idea! Poured a small amount on to a sponge and gently rub over the A frame and a couple of minutes later, sprayed off with hose. A quick shamy down and its all like new.

So there you have it Harpic 100% limescale remover, cost 1.52. Cheap and works, so pleased came home and made her a coffee .......
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For more stubborn rust stains on stainless Y10 gel from the chandlery does a good job. But it's 10 a pot.
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and to keep it shiny use some of your missus olive oil
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For more stubborn rust stains on stainless Y10 gel from the chandlery does a good job. But it's 10 a pot.
So just get the solvol autosol out
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So just get the solvol autosol out
Different type of product.

Solvol autosol is an abrasive polish.

Y10 is an oxalic acid based gel. No rubbing required.

The solvol would bring up a good shine after the staining has been removed.
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