Thread: Re tubing a RIB
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Old 09-27-2019, 07:27 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by fractalphreak View Post
I bought Amazon (not the online store) brand cleaner, and found that after cleaning my RIB's tubes with that, it looked so good I didn't want to even try the inflatable paint. I then put 303 Aerospace protectant on it which made it look even better. I still have that inflatable paint sitting in my garage.
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Originally Posted by Chrisjs View Post
If you do decide to start by simply cleaning the tubes you should try to at least do a test run on the dockside. I cleaned our blue Rendova (do not remember cleaner brand) and ended up with a blue mess on the dinghy deck that was real PITA to clean up. Dinghy looked better but deck was a mess!!
Great, another thing for my to-do list. I've likewise got an Avon that's pretty tired looking but in otherwise serviceable condition. Which cleaners did you guys use? If it's going to be a messy job it'd be one best NOT done while on my swim platform.
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