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Old April 14th, 2011, 04:23 PM
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Very Important Question for Horsey regarding Badger

I was given some fairly new badger covers recently and there are a couple of small stains (blood, feces, boogers not sure) and I talked to Badger about possible cleaning methods but I wanted to find out from the real expert what to do.

I was told soap and a brush that is it.

Any other ideas?

Thanks Professor Horsey.
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Old April 14th, 2011, 05:26 PM
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i would try a

http://www.mrclean.com/en_US/magic-eraser.do

we got ball point pen off of furniture with it - its magic!
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Old April 14th, 2011, 05:53 PM
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I use those all the time but mostly on the walls. Not a terrible idea
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Old April 14th, 2011, 06:20 PM
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I just used a product called Raggtop that has a cleaner and protectant on my wife's Z4 top. They have a cleaner for vinyl or canvas tops. The cleaner is applied on the top when wet and scrubbed in with a boars hair brush. Seemed to work pretty good on the dirt and stains that were on the top. I think the trick is the brush as the soft bristles get into the grain better than a sponge or towel. The Raggtop product is apparently recommended by the major convertible top manufacturers.
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Old April 14th, 2011, 06:22 PM
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Funny Chris mentioned that as well.
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Barry, you can use liberal amounts of M.E.K., or lacquer thinner.... should work great!
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Old April 15th, 2011, 11:02 AM
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Would gas work?
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No.,... well actually, you want to use bleach and then some lacquer thinner....wait about 15 seconds then start scrubbing with gas.....should do the trick. Just make sure you do all of this in a really confined area without any ventilation.
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Thats awesome....I was thinking about that when I was typing earlier....

Seriously Barry, all joking aside, try a product called K2R..... its for carpets, but does well on Badger seat covers....it has been thoroughly tested.
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why not: shout and then wash them in your washer machine. i think you then have to spray the water-proof stuff on them again though.
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Old April 15th, 2011, 01:11 PM
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why not: shout and then wash them in your washer machine. i think you then have to spray the water-proof stuff on them again though.
Chris said the washer will make them fall apart.
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wow... never knew that. i always wash sets when they come in. i have never seen anything change, fall apart, fray... nothing. it usually gets them brighter. =) (but i really think that the shout is what helps them) - maybe bill mays oxy clean or whatever it is called.
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I am still shocked Horsey doesn't have a real answer. He has every single Badger product made including canvas underwear yet he is quiet. I gave him a chance and he blew it!!!

------ Follow up post added April 15th, 2011 10:17 AM ------

He didn't actually say fall apart but he did say fray. I am temped to throw them in the washer (just the bottoms). I am really sick of sitting in feces. Especially since it isn't mine.
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So far all I have done is tried washing them with diet coke.
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I haven't had to wash mine yet. When it comes time to, I'm just going to buy more new ones and install them over the current ones.

What color did you get? I want to see pics.
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I was given gray front ones and I just ordered a rear bench from chris. Here is a pic. Will you be jerking off to the logo?
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Dog barfed on the passenger seat.

Machine wash gentle cycle. Air dry. Covers look like new.
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