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Old 03-27-2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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bird poo

what gets baked on bird poo off the deck
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:03 PM   #2
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a pressure washer
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:16 PM   #3
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I dont have access to a pressure washer until I haul out . I was hoping for some chemical that reacts with the white stuff but not the glass deck
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:31 PM   #4
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RE: bird poo

A bucket of deck wash and a deck scrubber with some elbow grease does it for me. The residual marks seem to disappear as the water dries. Thats on my Sydney seagulls
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:13 PM   #5
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I use Clorox spray cleaner
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Old 03-27-2012, 06:31 PM   #6
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I find that if you leave it on long enough, it stains the gelcoat and it takes a fiberglass restoration product ot light rubbing compound to make the stains go away.

Wash it off within a couple days and boat soap and elbow grease seems to do it.
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Old 03-28-2012, 12:37 PM   #7
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RE: bird poo

I was suprised what a good rain shower does.

I was on the boat one day and had not the time to clean it was pretty bad.

The next day it rained the 3rd day I came back expecting a mess. She was clean.

Unlesss some boat knomes came by and cleaned it for me.

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bird poo

Soak a rag with water mixed with dish-washing liquid, fold several times, place on the bird mess, cover with a plastic bag so it doesn't dry out and leave for 24 hours. The poop will/should then be soft enough to remove with a scrub-brush.


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Old 03-28-2012, 04:13 PM   #9
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I used an ice scraper this morning to get a HUGE dried poop of my car windshield.* It worked like a charm!

I use magic erasers for stains on the boat.
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:48 PM   #11
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The first several months, my boat*seemed immune.* Thought the yellow pilothouse roof made birds uncomfortable roosting on the mast.* If so, the effect was temporary.* Now birds (seagulls and blackbirds, mostly)*poop on the boat regularly.* Thank goodness the coots, grebes, and ducks prefer staying in the water.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #12
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<ul>[*]put a fake owl on the mast[/list]
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:36 PM   #13
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*I like the way you think, Bill, but it can be pretty hard on the deck and gelcoat.
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Old 03-28-2012, 11:33 PM   #14
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Mark, we need to figure a way to convince more folks to call Vallejo home! With so few boats in the slips the birds have fewer places to roost. So the odds of the flying pigs landing on our boats are increasing!
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Ray, you're quite correct.
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Spider pig Spider pig. Does what ever a spider pig does.
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