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Author Topic: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?  (Read 1531 times)

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Offline newportnobby

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Re: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?
« Reply #45 on: January 13, 2018, 02:38:18 pm »
I've posted this before but this is what a very small drop of IPA can do to a MK1 roof.....



I would still use nothing else to clean my track, though :no:

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Re: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?
« Reply #46 on: January 13, 2018, 02:44:30 pm »
I've posted this before but this is what a very small drop of IPA can do to a MK1 roof.....



I would still use nothing else to clean my track, though :no:


Now it looks more like a real one. :D

I would suggest using it to clean rolling stock roofs is a bad idea?

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Re: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?
« Reply #47 on: January 13, 2018, 03:22:40 pm »
I've posted this before but this is what a very small drop of IPA can do to a MK1 roof.....
I would still use nothing else to clean my track, though :no:
Eeek !
Am I safe with my meths do you think ?
I dont suppose you'd try a wee drop of meths alongside that one for me ? , , , no I thought not  ;D



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Re: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?
« Reply #48 on: January 13, 2018, 03:36:35 pm »
I've posted this before but this is what a very small drop of IPA can do to a MK1 roof.....
I would still use nothing else to clean my track, though :no:
Eeek !
Am I safe with my meths do you think ?
I dont suppose you'd try a wee drop of meths alongside that one for me ? , , , no I thought not  ;D

Meths has additives. Most of the additives are to guard against accidental (or even recreational) oral consumption. IPA is often amongst those additives. I wouldn't use Meths, because after the ethanol has evaporated the additives will be left behind.
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Re: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?
« Reply #49 on: January 13, 2018, 03:40:51 pm »
I have the best solution.

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Re: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?
« Reply #50 on: January 13, 2018, 04:03:07 pm »

Meths has additives.
 evaporated the additives will be left behind.
Yes, thanks, hence my ^ #38 "IPA prep swabs (antiseptics) as a final wipe just-in-case. "


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Re: Track cleaning - Is IPA less than ideal?
« Reply #52 on: January 13, 2018, 04:41:18 pm »
What about wonder wipes.

We use them in the building trade for removing grease, silicone, paint etc

Comes in plastic tub like tissues and can use on your skin.

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