Re: [CR] Cleaning dirty bike parts: What NOT to do

(Example: Production Builders)

Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 14:01:48 -0800 (PST)
From: "Scott Gabriel" <>
In-Reply-To: <1DD2BAA7272B41D4988C26DA5905A66C@ddddPC>
Subject: Re: [CR] Cleaning dirty bike parts: What NOT to do


doesn't sound so Simple. Nor very Green. What the heck is in that stuff?

Scott Gabriel
Cape Cod

--- On Wed, 1/12/11, David Snyder 2 wrote:

> From: David Snyder 2 <>

\r?\n> Subject: Re: [CR] Cleanint dirty bike parts: What NOT to do

\r?\n> To:

\r?\n> Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 4:43 PM

\r?\n> I have to add to this, never leave

\r?\n> anything made of STEEL soaking in Simple

\r?\n> Green.

\r?\n> It absolutely will destroy the metal's strength, I'm

\r?\n> talking about crumbling

\r?\n> sprockets here, parts that lost easily more than half of

\r?\n> their original

\r?\n> strength!

\r?\n> And due to the thin side plates on chains, I would expect

\r?\n> even more-rapid

\r?\n> deterioration of strength there.

\r?\n> No joke!


\r?\n> David Snyder

\r?\n> Auburn, CA  usa



\r?\n> Jim Nusbaum wrote:

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Yes Simple Green is pretty bad for aluminum.  You

\r?\n> can use it if you rinse

\r?\n> > it off well and fairly quickly.  If you can get

\r?\n> it you can use Simple

\r?\n> > Green HD which is safe for aluminum and made for the

\r?\n> aircraft industry.

\r?\n> > It is usually only available at industrial supply

\r?\n> places though.  I am

\r?\n> > going to use Simple Green HD in the next batch for my

\r?\n> parts cleaner if I

\r?\n> > can get it.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > On 1/12/2011 1:21 PM, Tom Sanders wrote:


\r?\n> >> Never leave anything soaking is Simple Green

\r?\n> overnight.  Things left

\r?\n> >> overnight like to turn forever a disgusting and

\r?\n> ugly black.

\r?\n> >>

\r?\n> >> Tom Sanders

\r?\n> >>

\r?\n> >> Lansing, MI USA