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Fix for a sticky helmet
« on: November 05, 2018, 08:52:02 PM »

My puma lid is sticky on the outside - not aware Ive ever dropped a can of coke or anything similar on it. Any idea what I could use to clean it off??
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2018, 09:45:44 PM »

I think its the finish on them, was it like a rubberised finish from memory?
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #2 on: November 06, 2018, 06:35:46 AM »

Yes, slightly rubberised - all sorts of fluff sticks to it, doesnt look great
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #3 on: November 06, 2018, 07:49:58 AM »

I had similar issue and gave the helmet a clean with WD40. Could not save the rubberised coating but there were no other visible problems. Whether WD40 weakened the shell is something I wouldn't know.
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #4 on: November 06, 2018, 08:54:12 AM »

Have you tried using a wet-wipe on your helmet - moving from the centre, outwards with a smooth repetitive motion?
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #5 on: November 06, 2018, 01:01:38 PM »

I had similar issue and gave the helmet a clean with WD40. Could not save the rubberised coating but there were no other visible problems. Whether WD40 weakened the shell is something I wouldn't know.

That's the other thing I was worried about - would chemicals damage it and mean if I ever did get cracked on the helmet it wouldn't do the job???
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #6 on: November 06, 2018, 02:59:23 PM »

That's the other thing I was worried about - would chemicals damage it and mean if I ever did get cracked on the helmet it wouldn't do the job???
Cleaned mine with lukewarm water.
Not advisable to use chemicals
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #7 on: November 06, 2018, 09:11:04 PM »

Have you tried using a wet-wipe on your helmet - moving from the centre, outwards with a smooth repetitive motion?

...oooh, you are awful.
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Re: Fix for a sticky helmet
« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2018, 10:09:07 PM »

How could I not? 😮
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