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Old 04-01-2013, 05:50 PM   #16
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Lemon Pledge since I got it at Costco cheap. I used to use Honda spray, but Pledge is cheaper, plus works great on the furniture.
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Old 04-02-2013, 04:18 PM   #17
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Pledge works on a slow seat belt too....for those of us who bother to wear them.
Can you expand that a bit, please?

Do you mean you use it on the seat-belt fabric once the retracting spring starts to weaken and doesn't retract the belt well? Doesn't the Pledge grease-up your clothes?
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:54 PM   #18
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It's not the spring getting weak, it's the fabric - doesn't go as easily through the top loop or onto the bottom spool. I haven't noticed any belts getting greasy....or greasy customers clothes.
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:12 PM   #19
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KLR riders with their dull ass plastic have been using Pledge a long time.
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:27 PM   #20
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I buy the Pledge wipes in the re-sealable package...carry it with me.
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:57 PM   #21
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Seems like the MSDS for each is a bit different in chemical composition....but I'll still stick with the Pledge. Plexis worked but was too $$$$.

Plexis: MSDS

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Old 04-03-2013, 04:31 PM   #22
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I buy the Pledge wipes in the re-sealable package...carry it with me.
That sounds convenient. I'm confused though, do you use them on your wind screen and/or helmet shield? Or is this just for the colored plastics? Thanks.
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Old 04-03-2013, 05:41 PM   #23
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I use it on my whiteboards at school. Have to be careful the first week after treating them...
Never heard of that before. Caught a lot of shit from the teachers at an elementary school I used to clean. Teachers were pissed when they couldn't write on the whiteboards the next morning.
I use the cheap, no name unscented stuff and a used dryer sheet. The car club guys use them to do the final polish and clean up of the cars when they get to a show.
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Old 04-03-2013, 09:36 PM   #24
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I've used Pledge for years. I'd use something other than lemon but the 3 pack I bought 6 or 7 years ago is still going strong!

It does attract bees, even worse when your windshield is covered in dead bugs on top of lemon scented wax... let me tell you. I thought a wasp nest was going to spontaneously form on my shield at one point. I like bees, they are like tiny chicken nuggets with built-in honey mustard sauce (if they've been in mustard weed)
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:14 AM   #25
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It's not the spring getting weak, it's the fabric - doesn't go as easily through the top loop or onto the bottom spool. I haven't noticed any belts getting greasy....or greasy customers clothes.
Pledge is silicone spray with lemony scent added for girly types that place it in their grocery carts. As for furniture and vehicle paint it is a very superficial way to shine the paint. Why not use something that also protects when you do that operation? This could turn into an "oil thread" type of affair?
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:03 AM   #26
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Pledge is no sub for a good wax job. But it is good for windscreens, face shields and in between wax jobs.
Gives your undercarrage a bit of a "hows your father".
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:39 PM   #27
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That sounds convenient. I'm confused though, do you use them on your wind screen and/or helmet shield? Or is this just for the colored plastics? Thanks.
I use it on the face shield, windscreen, and even the plastic body panels...apply, let it haze and buff off with a microfiber cloth.
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Old 04-05-2013, 07:01 PM   #28
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Never heard of that before. Caught a lot of shit from the teachers at an elementary school I used to clean. Teachers were pissed when they couldn't write on the whiteboards the next morning.
I use the cheap, no name unscented stuff and a used dryer sheet. The car club guys use them to do the final polish and clean up of the cars when they get to a show.
As I said, gotta be careful the first few days walking in front of the boards.

It also makes the marker "odd" for a couple OS days, but when you get an even coat of marker spread, WOW does it work and erase well, especially if you've got old and cheap boards. Damhik.
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Old 04-06-2013, 07:10 AM   #29
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I've used Pledge to lubricate airgun pellets (the pricey adult type) along with BoeShield T9, White Lightning, and FinishLine Wax lubricants. Pledge works as well as the others. The lemon scent goes away after a few hours.

Getting back to motorcycles: Pledge should probably work ok as a chain lubricant, in as much as Boeshield T9, White Lightning, and FinishLine Wax will. Although, all these waxy lubricants were originally for bicycle chains w/out o-ring seals. Being the incessant tinkerer, I will likely try Pledge on my DL650 chain.
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Old 04-06-2013, 02:46 PM   #30
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KLR riders with their dull ass plastic have been using Pledge a long time.
KLR owners steal their Pledge from the maid's cart when they go upscale and spend a night at a Motel 6.

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