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« on: August 30, 2010, 09:29:12 CET »

Does anyone know where to buy a high grade stainless steel 3 step boat ladder, presumably from abroad. The one I have on the boat, although it's one of the most commonly used locally, is already rusting within 2 months at sea even though I used to lift it up to the bathing platform. Now I'm keeping it down because it started to stain the platform.
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« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2010, 13:29:31 CET »

Use stainless steal polish cleaner every week....
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« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2010, 13:40:04 CET »

www.marinescene.co.uk/
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« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2010, 14:19:11 CET »

Every time I go out fishing I clean the boat thoroughly including stainless steel with clean fresh water which I carry with me. That means I clean the boat 3 times a week. It takes me about 30 minutes each time. Not that the boat is messy with fish I catch but because sea spray  Wink I don't have any rust stains anywhere, just the ladder.
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« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2010, 15:52:15 CET »

Try to rub it with olive oil on a damp cloth after throughly cleaning it from all the dirt.

I use it on all stainless steel parts on my boat, (tal-Kaptan kien qalili din )

It works Grin
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« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2010, 17:48:23 CET »

buy something that does not rust. its cheaper in the long run and more time on your hands to fish.
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« Reply #6 on: August 31, 2010, 07:39:59 CET »

Like what? I went through link you gave me and seems interesting. There are some aluminium ladders but I'm not sure if they corrode or not, and I don't know if they're strong enough.
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« Reply #7 on: August 31, 2010, 09:27:56 CET »

aluminium is very strong and does not corrode in sea water. just keep it away from copper or it will turn to dust!
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