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Old 04 January 2020, 14:12   #1
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Tarnished stainless prop

Does anyone have any good tips for cleaning my ss mercury prop, please?

It's just tarnished and needs a good clean, the boat's only out of the water for the weekend and then not until about August.

The best recommendations I can find are scotchbrite or brasso - any other ideas gratefully accepted!
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Does anyone have any good tips for cleaning my ss mercury prop, please?

It's just tarnished and needs a good clean, the boat's only out of the water for the weekend and then not until about August.

The best recommendations I can find are scotchbrite or brasso - any other ideas gratefully accepted!
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Thanks chaps, that's great.

I can't believe that I forgot about autosol......if you want to spend your late teens cleaning your pride and joy ford cortina, it's indispensable!

I'll get to Halfords in the morning and try it. Cheers
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Thanks chaps, that's great.

I can't believe that I forgot about autosol......if you want to spend your late teens cleaning your pride and joy ford cortina, it's indispensable!

I'll get to Halfords in the morning and try it. Cheers
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Excellent result!
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Excellent result!
Good job. Is that just with the Autosol? Reckon you've squeezed another 1hp out of that now it's polished!
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I know - it's a sad, sad situation!
That was however, just the Autosol and about half an hour.
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