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Old 15-09-2015, 06:53   #16
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Re: Best products to clean relings?

Originally Posted by Jack_Sparrow View Post
you have made my day
After... this group has cocktail fueled beach bash complete with a limbo/wet T-shirt contest.... The non procrastinators put on their blue blazers, head down to the club with Muffy... and talk endlessly about the state of their brightwork...

Originally Posted by barnakiel View Post

We are in Canary Islands where Sahara dust covers boats a couple of times each year. This dust brings metal particles (from African mines) that make extremely aggressive corrosion conditions. I have seen SS wire split mid-length where unaware sailors tied laundry lines to their standing rigging.

And one of the boats I maintain is a 70' beast from the 80'ies - endless amounts of SS to clean ...

I am possibly an extreme case scenario. Practice makes perfect ;-)


Absolutely sounds like I need the exact environment where you are for my testing program...

I'm packing my bags soon...

In the harsh marine environment, something is always in need of repair...

Mai Tai's fix everything...
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