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Old 05-21-2012, 07:22 AM   #1
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Bugs on plastic bra?

Just got my first slug of love bugs and waited about a week before I could get time to remove them. They seem to have penetrated the surface of the plastic bra and if I use a scrubber it seems to scratch the bra. Is there a good way to remove them from the bra and what should I use to remove the scratches? I think the bra is highly over rated because the bugs come off the painted only surfaces easily enough. Am I doomed to see the scratches and the bug imprint or is there a fix? Thanks for any tips or comments.
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Old 05-21-2012, 07:44 AM   #2
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Isnt that plastic bra awefully uncomfortable!...Sorry couldnt resist.
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Just got my first slug of love bugs and waited about a week before I could get time to remove them. They seem to have penetrated the surface of the plastic bra and if I use a scrubber it seems to scratch the bra. Is there a good way to remove them from the bra and what should I use to remove the scratches? I think the bra is highly over rated because the bugs come off the painted only surfaces easily enough. Am I doomed to see the scratches and the bug imprint or is there a fix? Thanks for any tips or comments.
two things that work great on my bikes are Lemon Pledge or hydrogen peroxide mixed 50-50 with water. works great, seems to almost disolve the bugs, and doesn't harm ths surface.
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I live in central florida, or the lovebug capital of the world. What I do is put a sprinkler on them for 1/2 hour and they come off pretty easy, good luck. I ride a motorcycle and having them on your truck is way better than eating them,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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Got to add my 2 cents. Used dryer sheet, with water will remove the bugs easily and not harm the plastic bra. Ok stop laughing it does work, and we all have access to used dryer sheets. Make sure that the dryer sheet is used, not new. Someone told me that the texture of the cloth and the chemicals soften the remains of the bugs and allows for easy removal. I use a spray bottle with water, shoot the area to be cleaned, the rub th dryer sheet over the bugs, they will dissolve and you can either clean with a wet cloth or wash remains away. It works....
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I have the same problem, you really have to scrub to get them off. It is like they embed themself in the plastic. I wish I had the bra I had on my last MH, just take it off and spray it with a hose. Next time will try the dryer sheet thing and see if it works.
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