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Old 07-02-2015   #1
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Cleaning sap off my rig

I don't know how it happened but my Hyside got a full money shot of sap somehow? I'v tried soap and water but this stuff is stubborn. I had some suggest olive oil and even mayo. Anyone know a way to get rid of this stuff before I start smearing mayonnaise all over my boat?

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Old 07-02-2015   #2
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I use olive oil to get tree sap off all kinds of things - my hands, dog fur, chairs. Might have used it to get some tar off once in the boat as well. If you are worried about residue of oil then wash with warm soapy water after.
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Old 07-02-2015   #3
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91% Isopropyl alcohol, it took sap out of my hair this spring, melted it right away and I just rinsed the alcohol out and no sap was left at all.
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Kerosene has been used for years.
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91% isopropyl like jen said.
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Old 07-08-2015   #7
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I've been told that white wall tire cleaner works like magic but I'm afraid to use it on my boat.
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Old 07-09-2015   #9
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190 proof moonshine, lick it off before it dries.
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Old 07-10-2015   #10
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rub it down with olive oil and let it sit for a while then go run the NF of the Payette it will all be off when you get to the bottom
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