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Old 09-21-2012, 02:38 PM   #1
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Default 55gal SS Vix-Vapor, Can I Sanitize?

Just got word of (3) 55 gallon stainless steel drums that had some sort of a Vix-Vapor rub in them. He's asking $50 a piece for them.

Curious what people think about being able to santize and potentially using for brewing?

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Old 09-21-2012, 03:48 PM   #2
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Pressure washer and some hot soaks in soapy water and oxiclean should do the trick nicely. Nice score for $50ea.

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Old 09-21-2012, 03:55 PM   #3
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Hell yeah! And your sinuses will be really clear after cleaning the drums.

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Old 09-24-2012, 03:05 PM   #4
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Yea a good wash will get them all clean. Great score!!

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It probably wasn't vics vaporub. It was probably tea tree oil. It often gets shipped in stainless drums. It smells very similar. Soap, water and pbw should take care of it.

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