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Old 12-05-2012, 03:43 PM
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I spent some time Sunday getting ready to do some gelcoat repairs. 3 of my cleats have spider cracks around them, so I pulled the cleats and removed all of the cracked gelcoat with a dremel. The cleats were a pain to remove because I put some blue loctite on them at the beginning of the summer. I still have to get the forward port cleat off and take care of the cracks around it. It's the most difficult one to get to, so I'm not looking forward to that.

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Old 12-05-2012, 06:07 PM
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For bilge cleaning, I've tried bilge cleaner while being out on the lake and just letting lake water mix in with it and slosh around in there. Hasn't seemed to be that successful as it seems the bilge needs to be wiped down real good also. Do you guys find yourselves wiping it out real good after the dish soap/water and driving around method?
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:09 PM
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For bilge cleaning, I've tried bilge cleaner while being out on the lake and just letting lake water mix in with it and slosh around in there. Hasn't seemed to be that successful as it seems the bilge needs to be wiped down real good also. Do you guys find yourselves wiping it out real good after the dish soap/water and driving around method?
Wiping out afterward is necessary unless it was pretty clean to start with.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:28 PM
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For bilge cleaning, I've tried bilge cleaner while being out on the lake and just letting lake water mix in with it and slosh around in there. Hasn't seemed to be that successful as it seems the bilge needs to be wiped down real good also. Do you guys find yourselves wiping it out real good after the dish soap/water and driving around method?
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Wiping out afterward is necessary unless it was pretty clean to start with.
Each winter I use bilge cleaner and a toilet brush attached to an extension handle. Scrub. Drain. Rinse. Drain. Done.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:38 PM
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Each winter I use bilge cleaner and a toilet brush attached to an extension handle. Scrub. Drain. Rinse. Drain. Done.
Extension handle isn't a bad idea.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:44 PM
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Extension handle isn't a bad idea.
Attach via duck tape works!
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:50 PM
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Yea thats how I normally do it but thats super clean
I wish I had know about that before I put it up for the winter..... I used what I had around...some ammonia and water to get the first layer of dust then after that I used some orange glo orange cleaner degreaser and scrub brushes and a tooth brush then rinsed it clean...Need to seal the seams so I thought I better be really clean first...havent made my way up to the bilge area but I know it needs some cleaning also...
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:52 PM
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Attach via duck tape works!
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Old 12-05-2012, 11:46 PM
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Each winter I use bilge cleaner and a toilet brush attached to an extension handle. Scrub. Drain. Rinse. Drain. Done.
Damnit now I have a better way to clean the bilge. You just set off my MCOCD


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Old 12-05-2012, 11:49 PM
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Like that takes a lot this time of year.
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