Stains - Page 2 - SailNet Community
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 11 Old 08-22-2013
Old enough to know better
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Beacon, NY
Posts: 4,031
Thanks: 25
Thanked 169 Times in 165 Posts
Rep Power: 10
 
Re: Stains

You can sprinkle barkeepers friend on the rust stains, it will take out some. I would sprinkle it on and make a paste by splashing it with water let it soak without drying, rinse as much as you can off with a hose or under facet then wash like normal. You don't want to scrub it in, you just want the Oxalic acid to work, if you have Oxalic acid for teak that would likely work as well but I always keep Barkeepers Friend around, so I have used it.

I have one of the Wonder Wash machines and it works OK, but is great for sweaters, and other knitted items. Not much more than a 5 gallon bucket with a tight lid, doubt I will take it on the boat as it is big and really serves only one purpose. It is also very flimsy, I think they used to use metal axles but are now plastic and the stand keeps falling apart on mine. The spin dry is really good, a pair of heavy jeans will dry in an afternoon after a cycle of two (normally will get funky before they line dry where I live).
miatapaul is offline  
Quote Quick Reply Share with Facebook
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.


User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
stains on teak CapnRon47 Gear & Maintenance 15 04-11-2011 03:44 PM
Leaf Stains jetdrvr393 Gear & Maintenance 9 10-30-2009 10:51 AM
Sap stains Ozsail Gear & Maintenance 2 12-24-2001 05:00 AM
mayfly stains emma jean Gear & Maintenance 2 07-23-2001 06:40 AM
Removing Stains Tom Wood Gear and Maintenance Articles 0 04-04-2001 08:00 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome