The Pine Sol Degreaser Thread

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Hondo, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. Hondo

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    Nice threadcrap.

    HE IS TRYING TO BE BE FUNNY FOLKS -
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  2. wanderboy

    wanderboy I just wanna ride,ride

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    The one from H/F beats a homemade rig. no offense, better than I coud rig up:baldy
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  3. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    BTW, Costco has a coupon out right now for a BIG jug of Pine Sol.

    - Mark
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  4. Anorak

    Anorak Woolf Barnato Supporter

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    I see a big green cloud of chlorine gas or VX or some other really noxious vapors coming from that experiment.
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  5. Motoriley

    Motoriley Even my posing is virtual

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    We started using Pine-Sol around the house when we first bought it. It has worked great on lots of tough problems but I am now bald.
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  6. Hondo

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    That's Mr Clean.....

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  7. canyncarvr

    canyncarvr Adventurer

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    I do have a card..but don't go there a whole lot.

    Do they have coupon flyers at the store? Or..you have to have one of them through the mail?

    Anyone with a 'Costco Coupon Primer'?
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  8. Motoriley

    Motoriley Even my posing is virtual

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    Usually they hand it to you as you enter.


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  9. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    I get them in the mail. It seems to vary from store to store, but they'll generally hand them out at the member service desk if you ask. Some stores seem to just automatically apply them even if you don't have one, or if you have any coupon from the pack, they'll apply them for everything in the coupon book.

    - Mark
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  10. ihatefalling

    ihatefalling Let it roll

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    I'd like to try this on some hubs but don't want to have to unlace them so I can soak them in a tub. I wonder what you could mix the pine-sol with to make it like a gel? That way I could spray/brush it on the hubs and it wouldn't dry up in 30 minutes. Make sense?
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  11. RedRocket

    RedRocket Yeah! I want Cheesy Poofs Supporter

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    You might try the baking soda media blast for those.
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  12. Inane Cathode

    Inane Cathode Cheated Anion

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    Corn starch?
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  13. Zagando

    Zagando BMW uber alles!

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    Corn starch sounds like a darn good, simple and logical idea---worth a shot!:thumb
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  14. Wastegate84

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    Has anyone tried the cheep pinesol like the Zep brand that they carry at Home Depot? It seems to be cheaper ($6 a gallon vs $9 a gallon)
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  15. Hondo

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    I wouldn't want to soak any rubber parts in Zep-
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  16. Inane Cathode

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    Might break the cornstarch down now that i think about it, but it's worth a shot.

    I cant think of any gelling agents that arent supposed to be for food at the moment... Maybe i'm just hungry :scratch
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  17. Pike Bishop

    Pike Bishop Pull Down the Ponzi.

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    Just be careful with oven cleaner around aluminum. Oven cleaner contains lye (sodium hydroxide), which eats aluminum. :deal
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  18. IKIGAI

    IKIGAI Been here awhile

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    Anything rubber or vinyl coated will be fine, and it’ll keep the squirrels from chewing through your fuel lines too.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    Many years ago as a mechanic on a heli-portable seismic crew, I would help the boys lay out hundreds of meters of electronic cabling, of which was connected to IO boxes and geophones, and some of which would invariably be left in place overnight.<o:p></o:p>
    Come day light there would always be some sections of cable that required removal and replacement, as the deer, rabbits, squirrels and anything else with teeth would take a fancy to the coating on the cabling and chew up meters and meters of the stuff.<o:p></o:p>
    Until we discovered the magic of Pine-Sol.<o:p></o:p>
    Whenever we experienced ‘nibblers’ on a job, I would go into the nearest town and buy the stuff by the case, bring it back out to the equipment staging area and dump a half a gallon on each chute load of equipment that the choppers would lift out to the line. <o:p></o:p>
    No more chewed cables. <o:p></o:p>
    And it kept the bears out of the garbage too.<o:p></o:p>
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    There is one drawback though. <o:p></o:p>
    Each morning, as the helicopter flew you down to the end of line, even at 200 feet above the tress, the whole mountain side smelled faintly like a hospital.<o:p></o:p>
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  19. Zagando

    Zagando BMW uber alles!

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    :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl
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  20. ShadyRascal

    ShadyRascal Master of None

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    Do we know how the Pine Sol works in the small passages inside the carb?
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