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Old 06-30-2008, 06:02 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by BigKahuna View Post
and always dump a cup of white vinegar into the wash cycle instead of soap. It rinses off the white junk pretty good.
Exactly, I'd been doing a post-oxyclean soak in vinegar water but it bugged me to have to do it twice. So now I use oxy for laundry only.

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Old 06-30-2008, 06:45 PM   #12
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me Oxyclean, hot water & a final through a dish washer.
Corna bottles i could get the label off even with paint remover

Now Heinken bottles I had to peel the labels then use paint remover

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Old 06-30-2008, 07:02 PM   #13
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+1 on the oxyclean and a hot water soak.

"All right, brain, I don't like you, and you don't like me, so let's just do this and I'll get back to killing you with beer." - Homer Simpson

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Old 06-30-2008, 07:04 PM   #14
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Use Bass Ale bottles. I don't bottle anymore but when I did I always saved the Bass Ale bottles. The glue they use comes off with a simple soak of water. No detergents or oxyclean.

at least this worked several years ago. They may have changed the glue. I dunno.

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Old 07-01-2008, 12:05 AM   #15
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Why not use Goof Of or Goo-Gone. Brings the sticky off very easily, give her a good rinse and your set to go as long as none gets inside bottles but thats unlikely if you goofoff a rag and then scrub the bottle.

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Old 07-01-2008, 12:28 AM   #16
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oxiclean - the miracle worker for labels
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