Get a large bucket that you can submerge the whole stand and/or burner. Add 1 tblsp. of PH Plus (sodium carbonate--Walmart pool section) or powdered Red Devil Lye per gallon of water. Add some scrap steel or iron to the bucket, just don't touch your parts-to-be cleaned to the scrap. Hook the + terminal of a battery charger to the scrap steel, and the - to the parts you want cleaned. Plug in the charger and leave it alone for a few hours. It should bubble like crazy, and hours later, when you pull the parts out, they will most likely will have some black slime on them. This will come right off with a light steel brush scrubbing under fresh water. You will have clean steel/iron which will need a coating (paint) immediately. Very little elbow grease involved.
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