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Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby primal51 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:19 am

Hey everyone, I've got a home gym built with dirty holds that need a cleaning. I've already stripped the walls. I'm looking for suggestions on the best way to clean the holds? I've read online about several different products and methods but I figured I'd ask you all what you use?
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby Dom » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:39 am

Pressure washer. Bring it to a manual car wash if you don't have one. Good luck!
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby primal51 » Fri Jul 06, 2012 12:47 pm

Seems a lot of people swear by a vinegar bath and rinse, any thoughts on this?
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby primal51 » Sat Jul 07, 2012 8:58 am

4x 4L NoName White Vinegar and buckets and 30 minutes makes for some clean holds.
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby *Chris* » Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:32 am

The vinegar/brush method is bogus. You just need water under high pressure. A home-variety pressure washer will work fine but taking it to a car wash bay is the ticket. I'm pretty much the authority on this topic.
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby chossmonkey » Sat Jul 07, 2012 12:46 pm

Does anyone use a dishwasher anymore?
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby Nathan » Sat Jul 07, 2012 3:05 pm

You can take them to GZ tomorrow and wash our bin of dirty ones too with our pressure wash.
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby Ken P » Sun Jul 08, 2012 7:21 pm

Haven't tried my self, but I heard the dishwasher works great. Dish-soap and high pressure I hear is key.
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby Andrew » Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:11 pm

I tried the dishwasher method and it was about 75% effective.

My dishwasher isn't very good, so maybe that was why.
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Re: Home Gym Cleaning Climbing Holds

Postby Baxterminator » Wed Jun 18, 2014 2:49 pm

I use pure a vinegar soak, then rinse in clean water, no scrubbing. Works like a charm.
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