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« on: June 12, 2012, 10:19 AM »

there is now kite shampoo:
http://www.kite-refit.com/en/kite-shampoo/

hmmm...
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« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2012, 10:44 AM »

 Cheesy So there's everyday dirt and atmosheric dirt. Kinda like junk and space junk?
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« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2012, 10:49 AM »

OK. I have to ask.Can anyone give a testimonial on this?
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« Reply #3 on: June 12, 2012, 11:07 AM »

I must confess - I will occasionally shower a kite or 2.  Smiley

However, it's only after coming home from a wet and muddy field (or that silt-like black sand that we can get on the beach here in the PNW during winter) where the kites clearly need it.  I just use water, but I do it while the kites are still wet - it comes right off.  If you allow the mud to dry, well, thats a whole different story I imagine.

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« Reply #4 on: June 12, 2012, 02:46 PM »

any soap made for sails will work,and you can buy it in the states. I use a little dishsoap or simple green on my sails and kites I have not ruined a $3000 spinaker yet. same material as a kite, just a whole lot bigger and very hard to shower with
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« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2012, 04:04 PM »

No problems with simple green? No staining or spotting? I love that stuff.
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« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2012, 05:50 PM »

So you think I can just slap some of that stuff on my hair (ha ha) and under my arms and just clean both my kite and myself up at the same time? Is it approved for humans?
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« Reply #7 on: June 14, 2012, 02:49 PM »

I now like Tech Wash by Nuwax. Its made to clean nylon and material with waterproof coatings. I fill up the bathtub and wash all the kites. Sometimes I rinse them sometimes I dont. Great stuff.

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« Reply #8 on: June 14, 2012, 05:37 PM »

do they make a conditioner to add full one pop tricks and bounce to lawn darts too
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« Reply #9 on: June 14, 2012, 07:05 PM »

I wouldn't mind showering with this kite:



Or this one:


Or this one:


Or this one:


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« Reply #10 on: June 14, 2012, 07:28 PM »

actually lemon joy is the BEST shampoo, soap for saltwater bathing  If you use simple green just make sure it is diluted. no reason to use it full strength
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« Reply #11 on: June 14, 2012, 07:30 PM »

got a wider shot of the two mermaids?
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