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Old 11-25-2020, 01:17 PM
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I don't know where I first saw it, but Simple Green Foaming Crystal Industrial Cleaner & Degreaser is getting a very good "rep" around the interwebs.

I had to try it along with trusted plastic rejuvenator WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant. Well, I'm hooked! It's a good thing, 'cause I couldn't find the single cans of the foaming stuff anywhere... I had to buy a
case case
of it.

I normally don't take my RCs out in muck. Once in awhile I'll get a wild hair up my rear end, and go for it. It was above 50*F outside, and there were leaves covering a corner of my track. Just so happens that the corner was filled with water. A couple of rounds later... it was too late.

Fifteen minutes later, and walking back to the house, I tried to sling off the mud as much as possible... WOT through the grass.

This is the part I hate... taking off the lid to see what's inside.

I really wish I had gotten some shots of the Simple Green doing it's thing... foaming away the crap, but my hands were covered in crap. Mind you, I pushed off the large chunks of caked on crap before I started spraying the Simple Green in a can. I don't have a waterproof servo, so I took care not to oversaturate it. After a round of the foaming Simple Green, and air (lots of air), I hit the chassis with another round of foaming Simple Green. Letting the foam bubble away for 10 minutes, and blasting the nooks and crannies with lots of air, I sprayed everything down with some WD-40 Specialist Silicone Lubricant.

I wait for somebody to rebrand this foaming Simple Green stuff into a RC specific product and jack up the price.

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Old 11-25-2020, 02:36 PM
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I've always used simple green and alcohol 50-50 mix in a spray bottle. Small paint brush and then air compressor. Foaming simple green sounds pretty good. Might have to try it.
Old 11-26-2020, 06:57 AM
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These are my all time favorite products for cleaning my RC's:

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Old 11-26-2020, 05:36 PM
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That never gets old!
Old 12-22-2020, 10:38 PM
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It is a useful product to clean stuff like you used. I want to mention there is also a good cleaner like car guys, chemical guys, and others those are safe and perform well.

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