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Re: whats the best way to clean a fouled bootstripe?

Originally Posted by abrahamx View Post
The bootstripe on my boat is a tad to low and I can see already that it is nice and green. Pulling the boat today and was just looking for some pointers for cleaning it up.
Presuming that the "green" is a bit of slime, use a soft Scotch scrubbing pad with a bit of 409 with bleach gel and a bit of elbow grease. The rest of the bottom can be pressure washed.
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Last edited by svHyLyte; 10-25-2013 at 10:15 AM. Reason: correct typo
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