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Old 08-06-12, 12:44 PM
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Lemon pledge on frame

Hi Guys

I was just wondering if anybody has used pledge furniture polish on there bikes frames before to stop some of the dust and dirt sticking? I don't know if this would work?

Thanks

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Old 08-06-12, 12:45 PM
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I use it...
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Old 08-06-12, 12:46 PM
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Yes, I do and it works great.
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Turtle Wax T-520A Bug and Tar Remover cleans the bike and leaves some silicone polish behind.
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Old 08-06-12, 01:02 PM
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Perfect, thanks guys
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Old 08-06-12, 01:03 PM
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I thought about wax also but I didn't know how messy it might be
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Old 08-06-12, 02:54 PM
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I use this stuff http://www.rejex.com/ on my bikes and motorcycle. Makes cleaning easy.
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Old 08-06-12, 09:38 PM
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I use Mr Sheen which I guess is the same or similar. Works a treat on carbon, steel and aluminium frames.


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Old 08-06-12, 10:05 PM
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Lemon Pledge is my favorite quickie bike cleaner. It makes the bike smell lemony, too!
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I just built up a bike over the weekend and was glad that I remembered to give the frame a nice coat of Pledge before starting. Made a breeze of wiping off the inevitable greasy fingerprints.
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Old 08-06-12, 11:10 PM
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Why? The bike is made of metal (most of them), why would you use a furniture polish that is for wood? My bike is about 3 months old and has never been polished but I have been thinking about doing it. I would like to know why furniture polish is better than automobile polish.
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Who said it was better?
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I don't know if it's better than auto polish, but it's inexpensive, easy to apply, doesn't require buffing, and smells nice.
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Who said it was better?
No one actually said it was better. However, when I read the thread that is what it implies to me. I have plenty of auto polish on hand but I have no Pledge. If the Pledge was better for some reason then I might go out and get some. If it has no big advantage over auto polish then I’ll use what I have.
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Originally Posted by caloso View Post
I don't know if it's better than auto polish, but it's inexpensive, easy to apply, doesn't require buffing, and smells nice.
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Plus it cleans off road grime very well. IMO, auto polish is overkill so Pledge wins in the "best" category for ease of use and effectiveness. Pretty much, it's the same as auto detailer but with multiple uses.

BTW, guys with sparkly bass boats use it to touch up their rigs during multi day tournaments.
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Old 08-07-12, 07:37 AM
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Originally Posted by rbrsddn View Post
I use this stuff http://www.rejex.com/ on my bikes and motorcycle. Makes cleaning easy.
Rejex is great, at least for my automotive applications, like preventing brake dust from sticking on my wheels. The Porsche community is crazy about it, and a I reckon with a Ti Fat and a Rhygin, you're basically a Porsche guy!
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Old 08-07-12, 09:51 AM
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I don't know if it's better than auto polish, but it's inexpensive, easy to apply, doesn't require buffing, and smells nice.
This. Don't be tedious, Grandaddy...
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I've used similar for years. Big advantages are that it sprays to places you can't really apply car wax easily (under bidon cages), and it cleans as it waxes. It's also cheap, smells good, and can double for furniture polish.
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I use pledge
multi surface most of the time. Meguiers makes a good quick detail spray that works great too. Havnt waxed my bike yet, but I'm gonna try to a few times a year
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Why is Pledge any better than stuff like Armorall or (what I use) 303?

I used to use Pledge on my clear hockey face shield, and it seemed to work well in keeping that nice and clear.

I just ordered some RejeX (from an ebay seller), and like what I read about it.
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Old 08-07-12, 03:19 PM
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Curios about what to use on a matte finished frame. I've got a two tone dark gray/medium gray matte frame and it really shows fingerprints and smudges.
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I use Zymol car polish. Easy on and easy off. Plus it's what I use on my car sometimes.

Plus, that lemon pledge smell makes me sneeze!

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Old 08-07-12, 05:05 PM
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I'll have to try this out. Seems like a good idea.
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I used to crew on a desert race truck. We used Pledge for a quick clean up before leaving for a race and again any time we had the time while at the race. It worked really well and was convenient.
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