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Old 07-11-2013, 03:50 AM   #1
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Default Cleaning shorepower cords

On our 2001 3000 scr I have two shore power cords that need cleaning. I have used acetone before but I think the acetone breaks down the rubber and with continual use will wear down the outer rubber.

Any suggestions for a eco type cleaner for these yellow power cords?

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automotive tire cleaner.
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Plastic polish. Used them on my fenders and it well.
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What are the brand names of these cleaners?
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I use dinghy and fender cleaner.

http://www.defender.com/category.jsp...9314&id=311481
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Thanks Shrew.......hope you had a great vacation!

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I wrote to hubbell-wiring (they manufacture shore power cables) and this was their response to that question "Any PVC cleaner or mineral spirits will work"
I figured if they make the cables they should know what to use to clean them.
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Thanks Ken!
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I have used two things, both worked. Simple Green and the rough side of a sponge, and a mixture of OxyCLean in hot water. I swear OxyClean will clean anything.
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Quote:
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"Any PVC cleaner or mineral spirits will work"
That is exactly what dinghy and fender cleaner is, as PVC is the traditional dinghy material.
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