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Metal Cleaning - Miracle Cloth - Wow!

No affiliation here with seafit (although if anyone from Seafit wants to send me a bunch of free miracle cloths for the advertising, I'd gladly accept them!)

I read about Miracle Cloth in PS and got one today from West Marine to clean off the bronze chocks on our boat. There was a significant buildup of green oxidation on all of them - it's probably been many years since they've last been worked on.

10 minutes later per chock... Well, they weren't shiny, but there was a little gleam on them and all the oxidation was gone. I was incredibly impressed! We also cleaned off our stainless dorades with them and they sure did shine! I'd highly recommend these things.

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Oh yeah...my wife buys out the stock at WM whenever she finds them ...they are really incredible on any metal. They are particularly good on stainless stanchions since you can get them in and around all the fittings & welds.
Highly recommended too!
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They rock... I have about a half-dozen on the boat... and the more you use them...the better they work...up until they disintegrate.

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Can you please show a web link to that cloth?? please I will buy it when I go to the US.
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Can you please show a web link to that cloth?? please I will buy it when I go to the US.
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Try this. LINK

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Ahhh glad you found the harbour!!!

I will buy it, guys.

Now is it THAT good??
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Giu...YUP...finally one thing we all agree on!!!
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Yup... very good... worth every penny... last a pretty long time too. A couple of things... don't use them on wet metal... and remember to stuff the cloth back into the bag and close it after you're done using it. That way the chemical treatment of the cloth lasts longer.

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OK, Thank you guys!! Really appreciate.

Now, about the anchor.....
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