Some tips for cleaning all of your lawn tools (clean and protect).

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I know that there have been quite a few questions about cleaning with a hose, but not a lot of discussion about maintaining and cleaning.  

My biggest concern with everything plastic is heat/cold and sun damage.  It makes the plastic brittle and dull.  

As a motorcycle rider, I've grown to appreciate this Honda product.  It's very inexpensive and it protects without being a dust magnet.  



Here are some examples of how well it works.  I simply spray it on the plastic and wipe it off.  no buffing really.  It makes everything look like new and it's very slick.  Dust and grime don't stick as easily to the plastic.  I do all of my tools and use about 1/4 of a can.

Before.



After about 5 minutes of spraying and wiping off.



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After


Let's hear your tips!
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Great idea, especially for those that leave their tools out, or store their tools outside under a roof, or just use them everyday as in a professional manner.

And a clean item with black blacks is always awesome!

Sounds a bit like 'Armor All' That I used to use a lot on a car dashboard and tires.
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I really wonder what is in it.  It doesn't quite act like the "armor all" products for cars, but close.  It seems to hold up very well when wet.
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About what does it cost where you buy it?! Just curious to see if it's worth buying up here or if I'd be better off buying next time I'm in the US.

Kidding aside, those tools sure do look purdy!
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Here you go. Read the reviews. My can looks different but it's the same stuff

http://www.amazon.com/Pro-Honda-Spray...
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I just ordered 3 - 12 oz cans for $15.00 shipped on eBay.
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Nice find!  That's a win.  I know the price on Amazon was bad.  You people on here are great price shoppers.  
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SCDC, tip: You accidentally mid-labeled this post. I think this is the one that should have had OCD in the title! :-)
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Nice one.  :-)
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I just ordered some to try it out.
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Could you please post your feelings on it after trying it?
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Sure, I wonder if it will turn black plastic milky color or not.
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That's one thing it does not do.  I would refuse to use it if it did.  It's meant for plastics of all colors.  
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Cool, I just cancelled my order and ordered a case of 12 12 oz cans for $62.00 shipped on eBay.
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I purchased a lot of cans to use on all my lawn products and I'll try it on other things too.
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Talk about diving right in! I hope you like the stuff! :-)

That's almost as good of a deal as 3 cans shipped for $15! ;-)
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It was actually 3 cans for $18,99, sfter reading about this stuff it's got awesome reviews.
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BigC,

I wanted to follow up and see how the spray worked out for you???

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It's awesome stuff, I'm using it on all kinds of other stuff too, I'm glad I bought a case of it.
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It's awesome stuff, I'm using it on all kinds of other stuff too, I'm glad I bought a case of it.
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Thank you Big.  After I saw the link and the redesigned can, I got a little nervous.  I then read about Honda discontinuing the product because they didn't own the patent, then they released their own version of it.  Turns out this new formulation is even better.  I will be picking up some cans this week.

Much appreciated Big.
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Not a problem, you will like it, believe me :)