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Originally posted by techtrader

Now I need something to keep my prop clean. I have tried just about everything from hard racing anti fouling to stove blacking

What about vaseline?

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Post Options Post Options   Quote techtrader Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Jun 05 at 10:00am

Thanks Black no sugar ( thats the way I like my coffee to)

I think I have been a sucker to most sailing hype so its nice to buy a product that really works. Now I need something to keep my prop clean. I have tried just about everything from hard racing anti fouling to stove blacking

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Post Options Post Options   Quote Black no sugar Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 30 Jun 05 at 8:45am
Hi techtrader and welcome on the forum. You're right, it is a great site and there are topics on just about anything!
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Hi I am new to this site, so Hello all.

Talking of cleaners I have just used Easy Clean on my saddler. I read it in the May addition of PBO and it was in Sailing Today in June (no I dont read every sailing mag  ).  The test results are on their site www.avantsupplies.com I must admit I am impressed with the results must be the quickest clean up I have ever done. One bottle covered all of my 34 ft hull.

Great site wonder why I Havent heard of it before.

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Post Options Post Options   Quote j5jdh Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 15 Apr 05 at 10:26am
I've found using a cutting compound works well - even removes light scratches etc. You can buy it from Northampton sailboats etc - its called 'finishing paste' or something, alternatively, Halfords sell their own brand cutting compound (comes in a yellow tube costs about 5)
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Post Options Post Options   Quote stuarthop Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Apr 05 at 10:32pm
if its not too bad pressure washing sometimes helps

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Use a product called Y10.
Don't know what the ingredients are, but it looks like blue hair gel (if you
use such nonsense) and the hull goes white before your very eyes!
hose it off and Bob is surely your Uncle!
job done..
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take two tablets twice daily
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Pierre Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 07 Apr 05 at 3:57pm

From Rhubarb leaves to be exact.......

 

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yeah its from Rhubarb, And it is classed as highly poisenous.
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Oxalic acid, is found in Rhubarb
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