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Kasson Elite, how to remove stain, pic included


Kasson Elite, how to remove stain, pic included

A while back my 6 yr old spilled something on our pool table and I cannot figure out how to remove it. Any help is appreciated....

Kasson Elite, how to remove stain, pic included

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  1. dinosaurquickshot on 12/24/2009 9:24:19 AM

    What did he spill on it? It looks like a big stain.

  2. dinosaurdinosaur on 12/24/2009 9:26:03 AM

    I wish I could tell you. White soda I take it...

  3. dinosaurquickshot on 12/24/2009 9:58:36 AM

    Try this. It is the cheapest stain remover in the world and has been around a long time.

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  4. dinosaurdinosaur on 12/24/2009 1:47:48 PM

    By the way the stain I am referring is to the white round circle. The round shadow behind it is from the pool lights above.

    Wouldn't using baking soda make the pool table cloth worse?

  5. dinosaurFenwick on 12/24/2009 4:29:11 PM

    @quickshot is offering his best advice. I'm not disagreeing with him but I'll offer my 2 cents. I don't think anything will make things like new. It seems it changed the color of the cloth. We had 25 or so tables recovered where I play very recently and one, well several in fact, already have spots from spilled drinks on them. If there was a way of removing these stains I know the owner would tell me how to do it.

    I would just leave it alone and buy a cover for the table to avoid this happening again. If you want the table to look like new I think recovering is in order if or when you can afford it. At least it wasn't your cat taking a leak (think odor).

    When your 6 year old turns 16 you can give him the receipt for the new cloth for his or her birthday. Half kidding.

    On the other hand at this point what have you got to lose?

  6. dinosaurquickshot on 12/25/2009 8:05:30 AM

    It may not totally remove the stain. I'm not that optimistic, but I would be concerned about the substance of the stain, i.e. sugary or other stuff that may cause the felt to deteriorate and cause the felt to rot.

    On a far out solution, after you clean it up, you may want to get some green food dye and try to make a close blend that will match the original color, or as close as you can get it. Realistically, many of the products we use and buy are colored by food dye, something the public does not know.

  7. dinosaurFenwick on 12/25/2009 9:53:35 AM

    That's a point I hadn't considered; sugar. Good catch.

  8. dinosaurquickshot on 12/25/2009 9:57:11 AM

    It comes with age.

  9. dinosaurdinosaur on 12/25/2009 10:08:44 AM

    How much can I sell this table for? It is 5 years old.

  10. dinosaurFenwick on 12/25/2009 11:47:35 AM

    Start with what you paid for it, subtract the cost of moving, setting it back up and the cost of new cloth and you should have a starting point. Remember you can always lower the asking price but you can never raise it.

  11. dinosaurdinosaur on 12/26/2009 6:34:17 AM

    To be honest when I bought the home they left us this pool table. How much is this pool table brand new and how much is a new cloth?

  12. dinosaurFenwick on 12/26/2009 2:02:28 PM

    What ever the market will bear. New cloth, I'm guessing $200+. Were you planning on selling beginning with your first post?

  13. dinosaurdinosaur on 12/26/2009 2:30:56 PM

    It depends on what I can get for it. How much is the pool table worth brand new? Does anyone know?

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Kasson Elite, how to remove stain, pic included

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