Clingfilm

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  1. ShiftZZ

    ShiftZZ Funster Life Member

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    Right Funsters, Mrs ShiftZZ told me that she read somewhere that the French quite often put clingfilm on the 'overhang' to keep it clean.

    Has anyone tried it?
     
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    She's getting mixed up with condoms:BigGrin:
     
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    They don't make clingfilm wide enough for my overhang:RollEyes:
     
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    i read somewhere of people putting cling film on the front of their overcab to help keep it cleaner as i believe that after a motorway journey it can become messy with bits of insects.

    sounds like a good idea to me really its just a case if getting it on without creasing to make it look better.
     
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    Is this the sort of thing you mean ? :BigGrin:

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    I've seen it a couple of times and spoke to someone who did it on their overcab, although I've not done it myself..

    Mainly used in the summer, so that it collects all the bug splat, you can then just peel off in a few seconds. Saves the soaking and rubbing that can be needed sometimes taking you ages to get the little BUG-gers off.

    If you get some of the industrial rolls which are used in packing and holding orders together on pallets in warehouses it is quite quick and easy. They are about 1 metre wide rolls.

    I would not want to try it with a 30cm roll from the supermarket...:Eeek:
     
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    Don't put it on your plastic windows, I read somewhere recently that a chemical reaction causes the plastic window to craze.
     
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    That's taking contraception a bit far. Maybe she was out on her first date.
     
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    Brian. How can you have such a sweet, innocent-looking avatar and then say such a thing. :Eek!:

    Ivy
     
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    You need to ask Ivy? :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    I've seen it used a few times in mid summer to protect the front of a rig from mossie guts. :Smile:
     
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    Yup. saw it several times in germany this year and have also used it myself on bikes if I know I am gonna be travelling in Scotland in August !
     
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    Moi,sweet and innocent....
    ah that's only the avatar you refer to then Ivy, now I'm disappointed:cry:
     
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    think i will try that on the front of my RV :thumb:
     
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    As posted before, AutoSmart G101 non-caustic cleaner available on Ebay
    Spray on splattered bugs rinse off, best thing I have found for removing bug residue, no scrubbing no elbow grease no messing about wrapping your motorhome in plastic :Smile:
    Loads of other uses cleans plastic tiles etc etc
    Dave
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    How does one do a "I really like this post?"
     

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