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How do I restore my tubings shine?

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I have Blue Primochill LRT tubing and when I got it a year ago it was shiny and nice like in the retail pictures. However, today it is not near as shiny...looks more matte. A wet papertowel/cloth didn't work so my question to you is how do I restore my tubings lustrous shine?
post #2 of 9
armorall might work. not sure if its safe or not though. maybe spray a cloth then use the cloth to whipe the tubing.

edit: should be safe as armor-all is made for vynal car interior and most tubing is pvc
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nice thinking, that's one of those "why didn't I think of that?" things.
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nice thinking, that's one of those "why didn't I think of that?" things.
be careful when applying it though. make sure you spray a rag or towel and not directly on the pvc tubing. you wouldnt want to spray your components. hope it works.
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buy need tubing?
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buy need tubing? I'm not sure if you mean buy new tubing or if your offering to sell me tubing but yeah I was about to drop $30 on some tygon....but if this armorall works then thats $30 for beer.

Edit: Gonna test it on a small extra piece that is equally dull like the rest.
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interested in results
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post #8 of 9
I've noticed that it loses its shine over time too. It is not smooth though when you first get the tubing, it's sticky. My guess is that dust sticks to it and that's why it's losing its shine. In my experience, it was easier to buy new tubing than try and clean it off.
Edited by TheSchlaf - 1/21/11 at 3:39am
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Well I tried it and I think I'll just buy new tubing. I tried taking pictures but they aren't detailed enough. It made it shiny but it also made the tubing quite greasy feeling and dust is sticking to it already. My guess is it doesn't soak in tubing like it does car dashes.
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