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Cleaning EVA after turning
Posted by: Chuck Brezen (70.97.209.---)
Date: January 08, 2021 11:54AM

Hey folks,

I’ve been making custom cork handles for some time now. I love the looks of these and how it really adds to the custom look of the rods I build. I just started integrating EVA into some of my handles and have noticed that the EVA seems to stain (for lack of a better word) easily and dull a lot of the colors down. I’ve tried water and soft brushes...etc but nothing seems to clean it up very well. How do you guys/gals handle this? Thanks!


><))))">….><))))">….><))))">….Just Fish

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Re: Cleaning EVA after turning
Posted by: David Boswell (---.res6.spectrum.com)
Date: January 08, 2021 12:52PM

I have recently started turning EVA grips too. When I am done I use Dawn dish soap and a green scrub pad (the sponge with green scrubby) to clean the completed grips. The high density foam does not soak up much if any water and the scrub pad works well to clean the grips. I would post a picture but I can't figure out how to yet...
Later! David

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Re: Cleaning EVA after turning
Posted by: Bill Sidney (---.gci.net)
Date: January 11, 2021 11:11AM

warm water, Dawn soap , scrubber , do a couple of times , it will clean up , but it is a pain in the butt , no matter how you do it , [ PS I use a old tooth brush ]

William Sidney

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