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Jerry B 06-01-2006 12:30 PM

Anyone have this happen?
 
Last weekend a friend of mine had some people on his boat. One of the girls had a new swimsuit cover on. It got wet and left a big dye stain on the upholstery. He tried several cleaners to get it out but nothing worked.
Does anyone know what product might remove this kind of stain?

Thanks , Jerry.

CigDaze 06-01-2006 12:37 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 
Mr. Clean Magic Erasers have never failed me on ANY (and I mean ANY) stain so far. They are also gentle, and have never hurt anything of mine.

Chris288 06-01-2006 12:40 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 
brand new jeans on my boat,,, tried all the standard upholstery cleaners. start with palmolive dish detergent and a mr. clean magic eraser, if that does not work, try mineral spirits, if that doesn't work try soft scrub w/ bleach, if that does not work, I have heard but never tried acetone... don't forget about the bleaching power of the sun, I had a magic marker stain that wouldn't come out no matter what I tried, after half a season baking in the sun it's not even noticeable... good luck

damdonzi 06-01-2006 12:40 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 
I am a HUGE fan of the Mr Clean Magic Erasers now. Cleaned up what I thought was already clean, and brought back some older upholstery that looked like new ones I had installed just last year. Amazing stuff.

BY U BOY 06-01-2006 12:54 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 
Tilex Or Mr Clean Magic Eraser.

BRUCE SEROFF 06-01-2006 04:57 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 
in the past, my white bolsters got stained by the blue canvas cover. i've had luck using a rag soaked in bleach. lay over the stain and let it sit for a couple hours. just remember to condition the vinyl afterward. so it doesnt dry out.

FeverMike 06-01-2006 06:10 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 
That's why chicks should be naked on a boat...it just seems like the right thing. :evilb:

Playn 06-01-2006 06:12 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 

Originally Posted by FeverMike
That's why chicks should be naked on a boat...it just seems like the right thing. :evilb:

:eureka: Just can't argue with that! :drink:

GOODT 06-01-2006 06:45 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 

Originally Posted by FeverMike
That's why chicks should be naked on a boat...it just seems like the right thing. :evilb:

but for lack of that from what I here SWIPES will clean anything

Cord 06-01-2006 09:11 PM

Re: Anyone have this happen?
 
As a last resort, I once used some laquer thinner to remove a pen stain from my vinyl. Yes, it does soften the vinyl, but the effects were not permanent.


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