What a difference with a little scrubbing

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  1. Nov 10, 2017 at 5:28 PM
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    arch3r

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    Hand scrubbed with a sponge and a bit of dawn, then just a drop of mineral oil. 1 down, 199 to go. Think I need to ask Santa for an ultrasonic cleaner.

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  2. Nov 10, 2017 at 5:44 PM
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    For only 199 chips, I might suggest just sticking with the manual method. If you're going to clean a full set then a cleaner may be in order. Just depends on how much you value your time.
     
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    No needle to do the rim and hat cane? Look great
     
  4. Nov 10, 2017 at 5:52 PM
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    Well so far since June, I've hand cleaned 800 chips, 100 here and a 200 there. It's therapeutic, but I think Chris wants to join the 21st century. :)
     
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  5. Nov 10, 2017 at 5:54 PM
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    Nope. I'm not that anal (yet) about my used sets. A bit a grime adds character. ;)
     
  6. Nov 10, 2017 at 6:13 PM
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    Use the @detroitdad method: tell the wife you are going to buy something on Amazon to make the job easier. See if she volunteers to save the money and do the job herself.

    Uncleaned, then, that chip on the right oozes character.
     
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    Lookn' good! (y) :thumbsup: I'm a bit anal...a quick swipe with a toothpick works wonders in the rim and h&c's.
     
  8. Nov 10, 2017 at 8:24 PM
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    That won't work with my fiancee. She tolerates and even supports this obsession ( she just bought me 2 racks of killer orange fracs for my birthday ), but whenever I buy something related to chips, she feels it gives her the right to buy yet another piece of jewelry or some new titanium knitting needles. I guess it makes sense, but who needs that much jewelry, chips yes, but jewelry? ;) But I think I got her convinced that I need the cleaner, cause I can use it to clean all that useless jewelry as well. :D
     
  9. Nov 10, 2017 at 9:43 PM
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    Its not grime - its hooker juice
     
  10. Nov 15, 2017 at 4:17 PM
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    Second rack cleaned and two bottom right rows oiled.

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    OK - I'm tired now.
     
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