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    Cleaning aluminum

    I have used the vinegar method to clean copper and it works like a champ .but does anybody know of a method to clean aluminum that's dirty?



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    remove the screws and all other magnetic pieces. its usually graded as clean after that
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    There are many cleaner products are available in the market. But, you can use detergent and warm water with added household acid like lemon juice and vinegar.

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    Best polish for aluminum I know of is called "mother's" ...
    I don't get why it needs to be more "cleaned" than removing the steel screws tho'???

    I recycled bunch of cans that were smelly and filled with what I call "doo-doo rotten poopoo swamp water"
    ...yard accepted them just fine.


    (Stupid cans, kept finding MORE, and didn't want to, got cut up on pricker bushes, made about $2.50 ea. run of them dang cans)

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    noods clean alu means no other metal, not actually "clean" alu .

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    I think I will start selling scrapper polishing kits!

    I see a "new" market for this!
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    hey joe interested in a partner on that

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    Some yards may pay a premium if it's clean and then waxed & polished?

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