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Hi all, I'm generally pretty careful about not letting water (particularly salt water) dry on my ports, but with the vagaries of life this occasionally happens. I've now got a few water stains on the port, which show up when I shoot into the sun in particular. Does anyone have any ideas on how to clean these off? To be clear, this is a glass port, not acrylic.

Thanks,

Shane

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there's been a few threads on this topic, various things have been suggested including vinegar and things like calcium lime rust which is a proprietary product to remove water marks.  if this fails using glass polish has been suggested.

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I would go with vinegar before CLR (calcium lime rust) which remain a more powerful chemical.

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Here's the old thread, lots of ideas in there: 

Prevention is better than cure of course, a good long soak after every use and don't let water droplets dry on the glass, blow or wipe them off.  The problem is any salts in water become more concentrated as the water evaporates and as they do they become more reactive and the pH will go up.  High pH solutions will very slowly etch glass.

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As Chris said, there have been tons of posts on this so well worth a read.

I've tried many things and have only had success with "Mothers Water Spot Remover For Glass"

 

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Alex was recommending this product for cleaning and care of glass dome ports in one of his talks. I bought some and really like it.

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