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Old 03-04-2007, 10:02 PM
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Default How do you clean your nitro planes?

After a day at the field and your Airplanes are covered in nasty oil, what do you guys use that’s safe on monocoat and paint but does a good job removing the oil?
Old 03-04-2007, 10:09 PM
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Windex or Simple Green and paper towels
Old 03-04-2007, 11:37 PM
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Run down to the local hobby shop and buy a can of PropWash. It works great.
Old 03-05-2007, 12:36 AM
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I hear rubbing alcahol in a spray bottle works good.
Old 03-05-2007, 07:32 AM
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Default RE: How do you clean your nitro planes?

Windex and stove fuel (alcohol) do the trick.
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Baby wipes.
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Default RE: How do you clean your nitro planes?

windshield washer winter blend contains mrthanol to help get rid of the oil
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Formula 409 or Fantastic spray and a cotton rag (old t-shirt or diaper) ... NOT PAPER TOWELS! Paper towels can scratch the film coverings if they're not wet enough.
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Same here

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Windex or Simple Green and paper towels
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ORIGINAL: aerowoof

windshield washer winter blend contains mrthanol to help get rid of the oil
Good idea! I'm gunna have to try that
Old 03-07-2007, 10:27 PM
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Rubbing alcohol, windex or moist baby wipes all work good. I like the baby wipes best, less stuff to carry around
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windshield washer fluid for your car or scrubbing bubbles.. I like that but it goes to fast.. I use allot of it. but the washer fluid works grate to.
Old 03-10-2007, 09:58 AM
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In my opinion, nothing cuts the oil and dirt like 91% isopropyl alcohol. I buy it in the 1 qt. size from the pharmacy.
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409 An alot of paper towels
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I find it isn't the solvent you use, but the rags. I wipe my planes down with microfiber rags. Can wipe down eight or nine planes with one rag before it is too dirty. Throw in wash, and repeat. I use glass cleaner to provide a little cutting action.
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ORIGINAL: Rcpilet

Run down to the local hobby shop and buy a can of PropWash. It works great.
Yup by far the greatest cleaner available. And at only .59 cents a gallon. I quit wasting money on Windex long ago.
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windshield washer fluid for your car or scrubbing bubbles.. I like that but it goes to fast.. I use allot of it. but the washer fluid works grate to.
I just tried the windshield washer fluid method and it works great......[X(]
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Run down to the local hobby shop and buy a can of PropWash. It works great.
Yup by far the greatest cleaner available. And at only .59 cents a gallon. I quit wasting money on Windex long ago.
Same stuff I use... LHS sells it by the drim.

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