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Old 04-15-2004, 07:43 AM   #11
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Hey, on a similar note... I just got a little iron skillet as a gift. I mean, _really_ little thing, only cost two bucks. The Chinese factory foundry put some sort of wax all over the thing to keep it from rusting during shipping, and I can't seem to get this stuff off. Not even with sandblasting. Any idea on maybe a chemical solvent I could try? Vinegar didn't so much as penetrate the surface.
You might be able to burn it off in a self cleaning oven. I don't know what kind of smoke that will create though. First I would try vegetable oil. The substance might be oil soluble. I've found grain alcohol, not vodka or gin but the 190+ proof stuff, works as a solvent on a variety of things.

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Old 04-15-2004, 08:25 AM   #12
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I think that if its that small it is for decoration only. I wouldnt put that in the oven. :(

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Old 04-15-2004, 01:16 PM   #13
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It's just big enough for one egg or a boneless pork chop (I know, shame on me... It was the slaughterhouse that deboned the loin, I'd have kept it if it were me).

If I was gonna try burning it off, I'd use a blowtorch... Which might not be a half bad idea...

I'll give the alchohol a try first.

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