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Where I work, there are a load of Seagulls that come and nest every year – as you can imagine the cars can get a good covering of seagull sh*t most of the spring/summer. With my last car I managed to scratch a bonnet trying to get some of this stubborn stuff off and really want to avoid this with my new 159.

Is there anything you guys can recommend for cleaning the mess off –it is usually dried on before you notice it?

Sorry if this is covered elsewhere – I couldn’t find anything on a search though.
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If it's dried on, then place a hot damp cloth over it for a couple of minutes to soften it up - should then be able to wipe off without scrubbing at it.
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Use clay to get the last bits off.
 
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Best thing to do is get yourself a nice air rifle and blast the crap out of the *******s before they do anymore damage
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Was thinking the same myself Rafe, got a nice Weihrauch one myself for keeping the local crow and magpie population in check.
 
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Best thing to do is get yourself a nice air rifle and blast the crap out of the *******s before they do anymore damage
would love to but the little (well pretty big really) b*ggers are protected these day!

Thanks for the suggestions
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in that case you want on of these ITALY-CAMORRA-MAFIA-POLICE-PHONE GUN-SEIZURE on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
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try a shotgun.....for the gulls,not the car...lol.

flying vermin,i live in seagull ****ty as well[thats not a spelling mistake]
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I heard that if you put some bi-carb of soda on some bread or something and then get them to eat it. Seagulls dont fart or burp so when they eat the bi carb it bloats their stomach and makes them explode!
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I heard that if you put some bi-carb of soda on some bread or something and then get them to eat it. Seagulls dont fart or burp so when they eat the bi carb it bloats their stomach and makes them explode!
I ****ed myself when i read that, the mrs has just confirmed that it does work, must have been that misspent youth in cornwall
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I ****ed myself when i read that, the mrs has just confirmed that it does work, must have been that misspent youth in cornwall
Always ment to try it but never have, wonder how long it takes to work though? Im not going to all that trouble and then not be able to see the explosion! Imagine walking downthe high street and then one of the seagulls having been fed the "treated" bread exploding over head! Now thats
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I'll ask
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Ok depends how much bicarb you use (aparently is a scientific process) but if you can get them to injest enough it can be as little as 10 seconds

Apparently you need to make a pasty style parcel with the bread and the bicarb inside for the best results
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Ok depends how much bicarb you use (aparently is a scientific process) but if you can get them to injest enough it can be as little as 10 seconds

Apparently you need to make a pasty style parcel with the bread and the bicarb inside for the best results
Sounds fun!

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Here you go
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Slightly dissapointed with that video Was expecting blood and guts!
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no pleasing some people
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Keep a bottle of Quick Detailer and a microfibre cloth under the seat and use it for emergencies (unless there is a hosepipe nearby)
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would love to but the little (well pretty big really) b*ggers are protected these day!
If they're on your land and the pellet doesn't leave your land I'm pretty sure you can blast them out of the sky till your heart's content. But like drug dealers, there's always another one waiting to fill the shoes of the one you get rid of so you'll be fighting a losing battle.

I've heard similar rumours of Alka seltzer, brasso, baking powder and rice making them explode but don't know anyone who has ever seen or done it. Could all be an urban myth.


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We carry AG's Bird Dropping Wipes in both the cars
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You would do SR, you're sponsored by AG aren't you?
 
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