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Old 09-10-2013, 08:08   #1
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painting Life Lines?

does anyone paint their life lines ?- i have really nice stainless steel lifelines - does anyone ever paint them or treat them somehow ?
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Old 09-10-2013, 08:29   #2
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Dear God no, don't do it. The whole point of uncoated lifelines is that there is no coating to trap water against the stainless and promote rust.
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Re: painting Life Lines?

Is it April 1st?
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Re: painting Life Lines?

Kim, you can rinse with fresh water and wet a rag with corrosion block or some other rust inhibitor and wipe them down to keep them shiney.
If your life lines are coated, you can clean the plastic. There is a whole thread about cleaning that plastic. If you have some cleaner/wax aboard, the kind for fiberglass, try that on your plastic, it has worked great for me.
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Re: painting Life Lines?

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does anyone paint their life lines ?...
Nobody in the history of the (stainless steel) world has done such a thing without regretting it.
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