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Old 12-09-2012, 08:54 PM
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Liguid For Parts Cleaning

I was using 2 cycle gas mix in a little tub inside a plastic container lined with news paper. That actually worked pretty well but then I was at Harbor Freight and couldn't pass on this plastic tub with pump. My question is what kind of liguid should I use in the plastic tub for parts cleaning?

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Yes I know this is piece of junk....my other deal worked real well. I could blow off dirt into that newspaper and not get it all over. I could change out the paper monthly. And the little plastic tub was from soap and had lid to shut after using.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:04 PM
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You can buy parts washer solvent like the kind that's used in Safety-Kleen machines. I last bought some way too many years ago to remember its brand name. Some mechanics use Stoddard solvent. Just GOOGLE parts washer solvent.
I too use gas and 2cycle mix in a stainless dog food bowl at work.
At home I use a Safety Kleen type machine with actual safety kleen solvent.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:32 PM
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This stuff looks interesting : http://www.blastercorporation.com/Pa...r_Solvent.html
Never used it though.
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Old 12-09-2012, 09:37 PM
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Zep makes a cleaning solvent called Dyna Blue...works really good..
Gets parts so clean they can rust...I used the stuff for 10 years..
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Old 12-09-2012, 10:53 PM
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This is the zep Duna Blues in 5 gallon......like to find it in 1 gallon to start.



http://www.1stchoiceindustrial.com/d...0gallon%20pail
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:52 AM
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I'm with the guys on the Zep products. It really works great in fact all their cleaning products work great and easy to get too.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:13 PM
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I'm with the guys on the Zep products. It really works great in fact all their cleaning products work great and easy to get too.
I am a little hung up on the $123 per 5 gallon. I do use their cherry bomb hand cleaner.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:26 PM
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I am a little hung up on the $123 per 5 gallon. I do use their cherry bomb hand cleaner.
Find ya some stoddard solvent. It works. Or just use straight mineral spirits.
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:26 PM
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I was thinking somebody would say diesel fuel. I never tried that.
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:43 PM
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Man, I couldn't deal with the smell of that stuff!!!
The solvent I used years ago was designed to be mixed with clear kerosene, so you might try using just plain clear kero. I read somewhere that you can deodorize it by mixing in some rubbing alcohol. Never tried it though.
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