Resin Solvent... What Is It Really?
Posted 11 April 2016 - 07:53 PM
Does anyone know a sensibly priced alternative - something that won't ruin bearings while stripping the goo off the chain?
Posted 11 April 2016 - 08:24 PM
Take it off, dump it into some diesel or white spirit and then leave it for a day.
Quick scrub with SWMBOs toothbrush and Roberts your mothers brother ...
Posted 11 April 2016 - 08:26 PM
I then use wd40 and give it a good spray bending the chain back and forth to work into the joints.
Posted 11 April 2016 - 08:27 PM
Go though the normal ones, meths (cheaper than gin), Acetone (nail vanish remover, cheaper than gin in bulk), Gasoline (cheaper than gin), diesel (cheaper than gin), engine cleaner (more expensive than gin), wife beater (cheaper than gin)...
Edited by SteamyTea, 11 April 2016 - 08:27 PM.
Posted 11 April 2016 - 08:35 PM
Posted 11 April 2016 - 08:47 PM
That'd be the stuff my dad used to drink on a Friday night, then ; IPA the bitter ?
Posted 11 April 2016 - 08:57 PM
IsoPropyl Alcohol, cheap, relatively harmless, good for sterilising stuff, dissolves most oils pretty well, it's a polar solvent (will wash off and dissolve in water), it doesn't attack most plastics and you can even wash cuts with it (stings like hell, but it'll kill pretty much any bug...................)..