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Old 08-07-2005, 12:13 AM
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Same thing I do... everything comes out perfect

Lime away works great, 50/50 vinegar and water for water spots.
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Old 08-07-2005, 02:13 PM
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BBQ Galore has some pretty trick stainless wipes that work great!!!

Also BIG CAUTION WITH ACID BASED CLEANERS (they work great) DON'T GET ANY ON DRIVE PAINT OR IT CAN DISCOLOR!!

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Old 08-07-2005, 02:36 PM
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Use to use Sno Bol a couple times a yr on the whole boat whenever it felt and looked like it was getting that water deposit build up and white stuff on the drive. On the drives I just used it straight from the bottle and watched that nasty chit disolve. On the boat, I squirted some on a wet sponge and wiped it down, again, just disolved the nasty. No harm done, just don't wipe your eyes.
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Flitz works great....I use it on my guns or any ss or metal. It is alot of work, but definately woth it
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For stainless steel, use Barkeeper's Friend. It keeps my 114 stainless steel laundry machines sparkling.
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Ok, I used "Bar keepers friend" since I actually had the stuff.
Here's a pic of the one I did next to the one I havent' yet. Stuff worked good. About an hours worth of work. It was like baked on there!!!
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Tank, how much elbow grease did it take to achieve those results?
My exhaust tips and prop look like chit.
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Tank, how much elbow grease did it take to achieve those results?
My exhaust tips and prop look like chit.
I'd say it took a total of an hour to do the one. I split it up over a couple of nights and I was drinking the first night so my time element may be a little rough.

I started on the second one tonight though and only did it for about ten minutes. Then I coated it and I'm going to let it sit until tomorrow. The stuff seems to get most of it out rather quickly but it's the little spots that are tougher than the rest and take a little longer.

My tips are thrashed too and tomorrow I'm going to hit 'em with it.
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nevr dull easy to use and works great with no mess
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If you look at the pic above you'll see the prop that isn't the shiny one has some shiny spots. That was Never Dull, and Mothers, and wd-40 and everything else in my garage I could find to try to get the lime off. I worked on those areas you see for well over an hour and that's all it did.
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