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mike ryan06/04/2014 18:15:51
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I have a model I built some years ago, it had a small glow engine in that I ran but never actually flew. It never got properly cleaned, and sat gathering dust for years. Recently I decided to resurrect it and after a wipe down with soapy water the solarfilm was still sticky and very grubby. Trying to find something to clean it with I squirted it with cutan foam hand sanitizer and it just wiped away years of grime no effort at all. It has alcohol in, and effortlessly removed all traces of fuel and muck in seconds.
Stevo06/04/2014 18:54:30
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"cutan foam hand sanitizer"

You know - I never thought of that! Thanks for the heads up yes

john melia 106/04/2014 20:06:32
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Woah that stuffs expensive though is' nt it , £8 a bottle disgust

TigerOC06/04/2014 20:32:44
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Meths from your hardware store will be a lot cheaper. Likely the lube in the fuel from years ago was some form of vegetable oil which goes rancid with age.


ben goodfellow 106/04/2014 21:28:36
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BABY WIPES , they get owt off .also really good at removing wet epoxy i use loads (although i do have a baby aswell  well 5 of them actually

Geoff Peacock07/04/2014 17:39:51
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Windowlene - mix half and half with water - and as a bonus, it comes in a spray bottle surprise .

Craig Carr07/04/2014 23:12:11
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Mr muscle kitchen spray.... yes

MikeS13/04/2014 17:31:44
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I second wet wipes.


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