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Old 05 August 2005, 04:16   #1
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What to use to clean my rib?

Hi folks, new to ribs and ribbing (bought an old 4.6m Avon yesterday) Can anyone give me advice on cleaning and caring for it or maybe recomend a web site?
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Old 05 August 2005, 06:13   #2
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Hi folks, new to ribs and ribbing (bought an old 4.6m Avon yesterday) Can anyone give me advice on cleaning and caring for it or maybe recomend a web site?
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Welcome Damo, if you do a search you will come up with all sorts of examples

or I have used road traffic film remover (TRF)
http://www.bosunsmate.co.uk/cleaning_materials.htm

Or I'm now using this
http://www.thepolishingcompany.com/foryourboat.html
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Old 05 August 2005, 06:35   #3
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Hey Damo, whats the Craic?

I'll call over later on today after work to check her out!! Like the name by the way. the second link that Nick posted is good stuff alright. I'll see if I've any left and I'll bring it over. see ya later.
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Old 05 August 2005, 07:34   #4
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Old 05 August 2005, 13:42   #5
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Rib Revival from Pristine Marine in Southampton is very good stuff. I tried most other stuff including the 303 cleaner and Rib Revival wins for me.

BTW I am nothing to do with the company only a customer!
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You're using the 303 cleaner?

I haven't had much success with it. Seems to me to be about as effective as water (though I also haven't tried it much recently.)

I do swear by the protectant, though.

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I didn't have much luck to start (303), but using faracle (sp?) as well to cut through any oxidisation as recommended by the good people at the polishing company did improve things. Did find rib revival better though. Not sure about environmental issues etc
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