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Offline asprince

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Recycle Pierco Foundation
« on: November 02, 2009, 08:32:11 AM »
I have lots of Pierco foundation that I am going to recycle and use again. They are old dark comb, wax moth and SHB damage. What is the best way to clean it and how clean is clean? I started out by scraping off all the old wax with a putty knife and then a light brushing with a cup brush on my 4" angle grinder. There are still lots of dark spots from the bottoms of the cells. Do I need to remove all of this before rewaxing?


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Re: Recycle Pierco Foundation
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2009, 09:42:25 AM »
from what I was told just scrape the comb off and rewax, look at this video and you can see John doesn't clean the dark spots either.

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Re: Recycle Pierco Foundation
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2009, 07:21:47 PM »
Wax moths do a great job of cleaning them up...
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Re: Recycle Pierco Foundation
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2009, 10:42:02 PM »
A hot pressure washer should do a fine job.

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Re: Recycle Pierco Foundation
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2009, 05:36:32 PM »
Thanks for the video  Tony

 

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