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Old 08-31-2007, 08:19 PM
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Default Left dock lines in bucket, how do I get the stink out?

I soaked my dock lines in a bucket of water/Salt Away last week since they had spent some time in the salt water. Problem is I forgot about 'em until today.
I won't have access to a boat store until Sunday morning, when I want to go out again. What can I use from around the house to soak them to get the mold/mildew/stink out?
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Buy new one's

Now you have a spare set..
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if they are white, bleach them. if they are colored, leave them in the bucket and add in some laundry detergent, let them soak a bit.
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Old 08-31-2007, 08:43 PM
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Like MC said bleach them! 1 cup bleach per 4 gal water! my colored ones I run thru the washer and dryer, come out real clean and smelling nice...............
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Put them in a mesh laundry bag and run them through the wasing machine.
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Not trying to steal the post, but since we are on cleaning here......has anyone tried invisible glass?? I use it on my floor, spray it on and wipe it down. I also use it on the insides and to do the seats when they need a spot cleaning. So far it hasn't killed my wax like some of the tough cleaners do, it works good. 3M also has a new leather conditioner in a spray bottle that really works well also, 3M Leather/vinyl conditioner.
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Washer & Dryer will work perfect!

I will have my New, made for the Marine world, Vinyl/Leather Cleaner & Conditioner ready to go in September. Check my website for updates.

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MC, I was looking at your stuff the other day on here. Let us know when you get the conditioner up and going. I hate armor all..........so I'll try it. The 3M gave it a great lustre, but didn't smear up the fiberglass and didn't run off with water either.
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Will do other MC.

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Put them in a mesh laundry bag and run them through the wasing machine.
This is what I was going to say. If they are really stinky, you might want to go to a coin-op facility and use their washer instead of the one at home. After they have been washed, hang them up to drip dry.

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