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Old 06-28-2015, 10:24 AM   #24
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Originally Posted by djmarchand View Post
I would use one of the commercial products made for this purpose: Rydline, Barnacle Buster, CLR, etc. Dilute it in accordance with the directions, 1:1 i think. Muriatic is too strong an acid for laymen's use. Also the commercial stuff has detergents that will help remove an oil that may be bound up with the scale.

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