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Old 07-26-2015, 10:46 PM
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Removing permanent ink from seats

We just got to the lake and we need to get this ink out!

The ink was from a sharpie that was written onto some duct tape.

I have already tried Spray nine, dawn dish soap and some liquid wrench.

We are thinking brake cleaner could work but would like to know if it is safe to use on the seats.


All suggestions are apprciated
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Old 07-26-2015, 10:48 PM
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Magic eraser should work
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Old 07-26-2015, 11:59 PM
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Here is Mastercraft's recommended steps from their manual. Permanent marker is on the list.

Good luck and let us know if it worked.

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Old 07-27-2015, 08:30 AM
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May sound strange but, might try some cheap hair spray. I have had pretty good luck with that followed by conditioner.
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Old 07-27-2015, 08:41 AM
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I've read that (colgate) toothpaste works for small stains, not sure if that mean permanent marker though.
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Old 07-27-2015, 10:05 AM
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May sound strange but, might try some cheap hair spray. I have had pretty good luck with that followed by conditioner.
I was going to suggest this. I have used it on other upholstery and it works great.
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Old 07-27-2015, 10:19 AM
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Call me crazy - But I've used aquanet hairspray to remove permanent ink. Sunscreen rubbed on the stain will also will take out some inks.
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Old 07-27-2015, 11:43 PM
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GoJo smooth hand cleaner works a lot of times.
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Old 07-28-2015, 10:49 AM
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Call me crazy - But I've used aquanet hairspray to remove permanent ink. Sunscreen rubbed on the stain will also will take out some inks.
Not to thread jack but aquanet is also the best propellant (other than propane from a cylinder) for a potato cannon!
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Old 07-28-2015, 11:56 AM
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Hairspray works well on ballpoint pen ink. Not sure about Sharpie ink.

Rubbing alcohol (isopropyl alcohol) removes Sharpie ink from all sorts of surfaces: glass, ceramic tile, rubbermaid bins, etc. I'd give the alcohol a try before I went to anything abrasive.

Good luck, and let us know what works.
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