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Murphy's Oil Soap
Posted: Wednesday, February 8, 2012 2:32 PM
Joined: 29/04/2009
Posts: 2

Does anyone know where I can buy Murphy's from in Europe, or a similar product for cleaning and shining wood surfaces without build up?  I can't find 'Pronto' as mentioned in the earlier post.

Posted: Friday, February 10, 2012 11:34 PM
Joined: 20/09/2009
Posts: 6

You should be able to get a hold of Murphy's Oil at any of the marine supply stores around the Med. But if you're pushed for an alternative nothing beats good old white vinegar and water. It doesn't leave any build up or residue and the odour is a natural deodoriser. It's very good practice to buff any surface dry after using a product and this helps combat build up. Good luck with your Season.
Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2012 1:20 AM
You could try Crew&You in Mallorca. They tend to have specialised products for interior staff.
Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2012 10:26 AM
Joined: 14/01/2009
Posts: 1024

Water and vinegar is the best all purpose cleaner. Vegetable oil soap leaves a fine layer of vegatable oil on the surface when the water evaporates. This oil is complementary to oil finished interior surfaces. Most older boats have semigloss , oil finished, bulkheads and furniture ...most new boats have polyurethane or enamel finished bulkheads and furniture . The oil soap tends to leave a streaky finish on polyurathne.....modern..finishes. Stay away from is very aggressive on painted surfaces. Many of the handy SPRAY products contain ammonia.
Rusty Wrench
Posted: Saturday, February 11, 2012 4:21 PM
Joined: 21/09/2010
Posts: 207

Murphy's? great stuff, very similar to Guinness. Look for it in Irish pubs worldwide. The more Murphy's you consume, the better everthing appears! Daily administration of Murphy's or Guinness has everything looking good.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:58 PM
Joined: 29/04/2009
Posts: 2

Thanks for the replies peeps

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