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Old 08-11-2013   #1
 
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Stain on my raft

I am an outfitter in NY. Just received two new 16' Sotars last week. First day out on the water, some guests' shorts left some pigment behind on the boat. I tried Inflatable Boat Cleaner and MEK, but it won't come off. Any suggestions? I want to puke.

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I am an outfitter in NY. Just received two new 16' Sotars last week. First day out on the water, some guests' shorts left some pigment behind on the boat. I tried Inflatable Boat Cleaner and MEK, but it won't come off. Any suggestions? I want to puke.
Puke probably won't work but you can try it
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It didn't work.
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Surprising that MEK didn't work. Not sure where to tell you to go from there. Wonder what their car looks like.
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You know if they are going to wear stuff that stains, at least wear a thong ...
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I wouldn't try anything without Sotar's blessing but here is what works for me when I want to get out stains
1) citrus cleaner
2) goof off
I'd hate to have either damage your boat. Maybe Sotar will send you some material you can dip it in some cleaner for a half hour and see if it degrades. If nothing works, just tell your customer it was part of the Sotar color package ...

And in the future get your customers to wear diapers ...
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What, no mention of kayaker pee yet? Perhaps it's the separation of the forums.
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Try SoftScrub, (laundry/cleaning supplies aisle in a supermarket) and a nylon scrubber (same location, one of those palm-sized ones). Little bit of water and some elbow grease and you might succeed...
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Have you tried a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser?
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I ruined a boat using a harsh chemical. I wouldn't do anything, let the sun's UV do the work over time.
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