cleaning oil from copper mesh

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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Fatherjack » Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:40 pm

Fatherjack wrote:I gave mine a spray with degreaser & rinsed then boiling water & strong dishwashing liquid solution twice, before running some fients got mine looking pretty good :handgestures-thumbupleft:


Yeah it looked pretty good,,,,but 1st run tasted of either oil or soap not sure which but is :puke-huge:
For tomorrows run I will be using scoria in the packed section until I get the copper mesh clean
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby MacStill » Sat Nov 01, 2014 7:09 pm

OK that's all the convincing I need, I will remove it from the web store as soon as I get back to my main computer, I don't want to be selling anything that draws so many complaints :handgestures-thumbdown:

The stuff is so time consuming to roll into saleable size rolls, and I've got enough here for myself & better things to do than waste time rolling, storing and supplying it for so much negative feedback.

It's no longer available :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby bt1 » Sun Nov 02, 2014 5:56 am

I'd go with a lack of cleaning effort is the issue ... seriously it's no biggy to clean.

Pity to see it go Mac, cos it works a bloody treat and I for one very grateful you can supply. It's that far in front of scoria as a scrubbing mtl is not in the same class.

meshless
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby WicketNut » Sun Nov 02, 2014 6:05 am

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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Whiskyaugogo » Sun Nov 02, 2014 6:53 am

bt1 wrote:I'd go with a lack of cleaning effort is the issue ... seriously it's no biggy to clean.

Pity to see it go Mac, cos it works a bloody treat and I for one very grateful you can supply. It's that far in front of scoria as a scrubbing mtl is not in the same class.

meshless
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Paulb » Sun Nov 02, 2014 7:09 am

bt1 wrote:I'd go with a lack of cleaning effort is the issue ... seriously it's no biggy to clean.

Pity to see it go Mac, cos it works a bloody treat and I for one very grateful you can supply. It's that far in front of scoria as a scrubbing mtl is not in the same class.

meshless
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:text-+1: Glad I got mine last week. Thanks Mac, appreciate the service you provide. :text-thankyoublue:
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Fatherjack » Sun Nov 02, 2014 7:10 am

Im gonna have another go at getting mesh clean, :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby stretch69 » Sun Nov 02, 2014 8:49 am

Fatherjack wrote:Im gonna have another go at getting mesh clean, :handgestures-thumbupleft:


Did you use ss scrubbers as well?, I topped my packed section up with them. My scrubbers came with soap on them so I've had soak rinse soak rinse etc to try and get the soap off.

Did you do the vinegar and sacrificial runs?
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Dingo Charlie » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:01 pm

Glad I got my copper ..... Cheers Mac (beautifully rolled to drop straight in my packed section kit)
Cleaning is good for the soul, just ask Mrs Charlie she loves it!
Shame to see it go.
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Fatherjack » Sat Nov 08, 2014 1:31 pm

I repeated the cleaning process twice more & it was well worth the extra effort to get the copper mesh clean :handgestures-thumbupleft:

I have just blended my 1st run through the packed section & are very impressed with product
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby 1 2many » Sat Nov 08, 2014 1:40 pm

Great to hear Fatherjack, once done right you good to go. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby bt1 » Sun Nov 09, 2014 6:03 am

Now that is good news :handgestures-thumbupleft:

The filtered stuff on a slow run is damn fine drop

Enjoy
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby MacStill » Mon Nov 24, 2014 3:59 pm

I've just placed an order for some more of the same copper mesh due to all the enquiries we've been getting asking us for more, it's the same mesh from the same supplier, they've agreed to degrease it for us too :happy-partydance:

Obviously as with any new copper it will still require cleaning run to be done, should be here within the fortnight if people want to pre order as I've only got 50kg coming this time. ;-)

Cheers.
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby 1 2many » Mon Nov 24, 2014 4:08 pm

That's great news Mac, as it is a good product and now it is available degreased it will be that bit easier to use. :handgestures-thumbupleft:
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Urrazeb » Mon Nov 24, 2014 5:54 pm

MacStill wrote:I've just placed an order for some more of the same copper mesh due to all the enquiries we've been getting asking us for more, it's the same mesh from the same supplier, they've agreed to degrease it for us too :happy-partydance:

Obviously as with any new copper it will still require cleaning run to be done, should be here within the fortnight if people want to pre order as I've only got 50kg coming this time. ;-)

Cheers.

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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby bt1 » Mon Nov 24, 2014 6:45 pm

I've just placed an order for some more of the same copper mesh


Ledge!

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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Fudude » Thu Jan 29, 2015 12:32 am

Cleaning mine at the moment, stumbled in here looking for the best advice WRT cleaning. Etching in citric ATM after boiling it in detergent. I don't mind cleaning, It's all part of the DIY, but a piece of paper jammed with the invoice, or a note on the items webpage detailing the best cleaning method would be ace :handgestures-thumbupleft: Would save a lot of time over scouting forums and Google.
Anyways, it's definitely good value and i'm glad you decided to continue stocking it!
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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Sam. » Thu Jan 29, 2015 6:32 am

Fudude wrote:Cleaning mine at the moment, stumbled in here looking for the best advice WRT cleaning. Etching in citric ATM after boiling it in detergent. I don't mind cleaning, It's all part of the DIY, but a piece of paper jammed with the invoice, or a note on the items webpage detailing the best cleaning method would be ace :handgestures-thumbupleft: Would save a lot of time over scouting forums and Google.
Anyways, it's definitely good value and i'm glad you decided to continue stocking it!


Hey mate how about dropping into the welcome centre and give us a quick run down on what you want to get out of this hobby so we can give you a hand :handgestures-thumbupleft:

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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Matt_Pl » Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:09 am

Mac,

Does this mean I wont have to worry about degreasing?? :happy-partydance: :clap: :handgestures-thumbupleft:

For a $1 a pop I plan on grabbing some from cheap as cheaps and running a vingear run/sac run anyway.

Cheers,

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Re: cleaning oil from copper mesh

Postby Fudude » Thu Jan 29, 2015 12:50 pm

Sam, As requested:
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