[Sca-cooks] Cleaning metal

Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius adamantius1 at verizon.net
Wed Sep 17 08:53:59 PDT 2008

On Sep 17, 2008, at 11:33 AM, Saint Phlip wrote:
> Basicly, you take a bucket, and you fill it with 1 molasses to 10
> water, and let the metal soak in that for a couple of weeks.
> Apparently, it cleans the metal up well, and at the end of the time,
> all you need is some minor scrubbing to finish it up.
> Now, I've never used this method, so I can't swear to it from personal
> experience, but several of the guys I respect most on that particular
> List swore by it. I figure it's certainly work a try, and will likely
> be trying it on a project of mine in the next month or so.

Molasses, IIRC, does have a mildly acid pH...


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