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#1 MH81 OFFLINE  

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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:25 PM

I was using some of my go-to's to get some grime off from the afternoon's garage adventures and got to thinking... "Hey, I wonder what the guys do to get the grease off"

 

I usually use Boraxo (sometimes sub borax-shampoo mix), Gojo, or Lava Soap

Some of it depends on what is on my catcher's mitts, and sometimes it depends whats available.

 

Anyways, What do you guys use?

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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:39 PM

That is funny! Those are my 3 favorites :D

 

We use the orange stuff at work,it is ok but not as good as those.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:40 PM

All the stuff that shouldn't be used. BrakeClean, WD40, carb cleaner, and starting fluid. Usually whatever is closest to the rags. That is for the first layer. Always use dishwashing soap for the final layer.
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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:42 PM

I use Fast Orange followed with Dawn.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:45 PM

Depends on how bad it is!  Lava mostly, citrus based hand cleaner if needed, lacquer thinner first if it's bad enough!


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:51 PM

Fast Orange out in the shop washed off with water.  Then when I get in the house I use Lave at the deep 2' square wash tub where I can really get with it if necessary.  After that a good go with the Corn Huskers and set till next time.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 07:53 PM

the orange and other citrus ones seem quite worthless/  between cleaners like GoJo and Goop it seems I have to switch off as it seems either works for a while then doesn't.  I use a lot of Dawn dish soap... besides the Safety Clean parts washer, or a pan of gas, what ever's handy, sometimes lacquer thinner


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:07 PM

My hands are usually cleanest after a plate of ribs.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:11 PM

Gojo  only. Been using it for 45 years and it has been working for me, don't figuring on changing.

Besides, I hate change. Still feeling the change we got back in 2008.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:22 PM

I use a liquid pump cleaner like orange and grab a handful of Borax to help scrub them clean. I also use Dawn when I go into the house.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:26 PM

Grandpa always had a can of Lustresheen by the sink. I use fast orange and Gojo, Dish soap, and if all else fails, shampoo seems to have a easy time with heavy dirt
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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:29 PM

Dawn dish soap and a small scrub brush. If it's good enough to use on animals after an oil spill then it's good enough for me. I have used gas and other harsh stuff but dawn is my go to.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:33 PM

Something orange with a scrub brush.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:33 PM

Gojo works good but I can't stand the slimey feeling it leaves on your hands. I've tried different products but keep coming back to fast orange.


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Posted December 19, 2015 - 08:43 PM

You guys wash your hands?
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