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Old 06-22-2012, 09:03 AM   #1
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Fuzzy Walls

I have a 1986 Mainship. The interior walls in the Aft Cabin has this fizzy stuff on the walls. It looks like a fine knap carpet like they used to use in lining car trunks.
What is the best way to clean this?
Will Bleach hurt it any?

Thanks in advance
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:29 AM   #2
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I have a 1986 Mainship. The interior walls in the Aft Cabin has this fizzy stuff on the walls. It looks like a fine knap carpet like they used to use in lining car trunks.
What is the best way to clean this?
Will Bleach hurt it any?

Thanks in advance

The smaller Bayliners have the same stuff.

We used a diluted bleach in a spray bottle to get mold and stains off. Works great.

BTW the stuff is called "monkey fur"
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:28 AM   #3
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Never had "fuzzy stuff" ON A BOAT!!!!! but if you're willing to make the investment maybe one of these will do the job. You could even use a unit such as this on other soft goods asea or ashore. I'd be hesitant to use bleach, even diluted stuff, on any porous fabric. Bleach or Tilex (brand name) is GREAT for vinyls, or sealed wood surfaces etc.

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Old 06-22-2012, 06:42 PM   #4
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.....the stuff is called "monkey fur"
I think we grew up in diferent neighborhoods.
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Old 08-31-2012, 05:43 AM   #5
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I would say rather than carpet, rugs are the best option.

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Old 08-31-2012, 07:22 PM   #6
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We also call it monkey fur here.I hate the stuff.It makes some boats look cheap.I usually replace it with padded vinyl or real carpet.
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Never had "fuzzy stuff" ON A BOAT!!!!! but if you're willing to make the investment maybe one of these will do the job. You could even use a unit such as this on other soft goods asea or ashore. I'd be hesitant to use bleach, even diluted stuff, on any porous fabric. Bleach or Tilex (brand name) is GREAT for vinyls, or sealed wood surfaces etc.

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Thanks for the tip Firefly. Looks like a very useful little machine. Just added it to the christmas list.
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Never had "fuzzy stuff" ON A BOAT!!!!! but if you're willing to make the investment maybe one of these will do the job. You could even use a unit such as this on other soft goods asea or ashore. I'd be hesitant to use bleach, even diluted stuff, on any porous fabric. Bleach or Tilex (brand name) is GREAT for vinyls, or sealed wood surfaces etc.

Amazon.com: BISSELL Little Green ProHeat Compact Multi-Purpose Deep Cleaner, 14259: Home & Kitchen

Wouldn't that cause the contact adhesive to let loose?
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