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sulmaxwell 11-11-2009 9:02 AM

AFTER a summer in the marina, dust, pollen, bugs.. and fall bird droppings...it reeks like poo and pee...so I'm thinking...can I go to the laundry mat and throw it in an industrial sized wash machine to clean it up..or is it a scrub and spray thing??

spherren 11-11-2009 9:30 AM

I wash mine in the landro mat all the time. I just dont use any soap. Works great.

lfrider92 11-11-2009 9:46 AM

we mix a bucket of car wash soap and water and use a broom ans just scrub it and rinse with the hose. works well.

andy13 11-11-2009 10:14 PM

i just lay mine out on the driveway and powerwash it

justsan 11-12-2009 3:05 PM

I take mine to the laundry mat, add oxy clean, some detergent, and run it through...comes out super clean. <BR>Then I just re-apply a water proofer/protectant. I like to use 303's Fabric guard, no complaints. <BR> <BR>The only issue I have is, the previous owner let the boat sit wet too long and the cover has mildew stains on the inside that I cannot get off.

wakeboardin2k4 11-13-2009 4:57 AM

Justin- Follow what dave said. If you uses a trash barrel, fill it 2/3s of the way and use about 3/4 a bottle of bleach and a bunch of car soap and use the broom handle and stir it like every 10 minutes for an hour or longer and the mildew stains will go away

wakesetter101 11-13-2009 9:05 AM

Take it to the laundry mat. Just dont put it in the dryer. Mine came out fine.

justsan 11-13-2009 9:11 AM

Eric -that's a great idea, thanks <BR>I will try that tomorrow and let you know how it turns out. <BR> <BR>...forgot to mention -I put mine in the giant dryer on "air dry" just to wring out the water.


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