[CR]Fwd: More on removing anodizing


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From: Mark Fulton <markfulton5@mac.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 14:28:06 -0700
Subject: [CR]Fwd: More on removing anodizing

Tom Sanders asked, and I figured my answers would be useful for anybody else using the Jestco stuff.

Begin forwarded message:
> From: Mark Fulton <markfulton5@mac.com>
> Date: July 26, 2007 2:24:42 PM PDT
> To: Tom Sanders <tsan7759142@sbcglobal.net>
> Subject: Re: More on removing anodizing
>
> Hi Tom,
>
> Pitfalls? nope. One tip: Do it outside. When "attacking" the
> anodizing, the warm solution gives off strong\u2014and I suspect toxic\u2014
> fumes. The constant SF Bay winds that I enjoy all day dissipated
> the fumes nicely. Disposing of the stuff? I've saved the plastic
> (1.1 gal.) containers that held the Roundup I have to use on my
> front walk and parking areas a couple of times a year. First I'm
> going to test to see if the stuff is reusable then I'll take
> whatever I have to our local waste management company and leave it
> with their drop-off person. Or if I'm feeling lazy\u2014most likely\u2014I'll
  
> wait and put it out on the next "Hazardous Waste Day. For now the
> stuff I just used is stored in my outside tool shed awaiting
> further testing. Gloves? Yep. I used the regular latex gloves that
> I use to keep grime from getting under my fingernails when I'm
> cleaning chains, etc. (The gloves turned yellow, for what that's
> worth.) Steel wool? Not necessary. I used a double-sided
> dishwashing sponge; one side is a normal soft synthetic sponge, the
> other side is rougher for pots and pans but safe for teflon. (No
> scratches on the aluminum parts.) I rinsed the sponge thoroughly
> and after it dries, I'll put it in a zipper bag for reuse with my
> next stripping project. (I don't throw much away. You never know.)
>
> Mark Fulton
> Redwood City
> California