How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

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How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by hardcase » Tue May 19, 2015 1:20 pm

I purchased a can of anti-seize from the local auto parts store to use on stubborn parts of my boosters.

The applicator/dauber that came in the can of anti-seize was way to big for my needs and I ended up using my fingers. My hands look like the tin man from the Wizard of Oz, as does the outside of one of my cans. Cleaned my hands with soap and water but don't want to use this on the outside tube of my suppressors.

Any ideas??

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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by L1A1Rocker » Tue May 19, 2015 1:42 pm

Starting fluid without upper cylinder lubrication added.

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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by RJT » Tue May 19, 2015 2:17 pm

WD40, then wipe with alcohol if you don't want it to smoke on your next range trip.
You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by Mageever » Tue May 19, 2015 5:00 pm

And don't forget you're face, ears, and maybe your butt. Because you probably rubbed and scratched unconsciously in the process. :mrgreen:

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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by doubloon » Tue May 19, 2015 8:20 pm

I put water on the inside of my suppressors ... I don't see the big deal about water on the outside.
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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by hardcase » Tue May 19, 2015 8:57 pm

doubloon wrote:I put water on the inside of my suppressors ... I don't see the big deal about water on the outside.
I tried the wet rag. It isn't the water part but the soap part. I suppose I could oil it like I do my black powder rifle after it is cleaned though with soap and water.

I'll have to try the WD-40 and alcohol (if a little bit of Jack Daniel's counts :D ), or the starting ether seems like a good idea too. I have all the products on hand.

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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by doubloon » Wed May 20, 2015 12:00 am

hardcase wrote:...if a little bit of Jack Daniel's counts :D ...
Dedicated ... I like it. :D
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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by twodollarbill » Wed May 20, 2015 5:16 pm

In my younger years, when I had more cash I used that Birchwood Casey Gun Scrubber to clean up messes.
Now I use non-chlorinated brake cleaner and I buy it by the case.

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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by GUNHEEP » Wed May 20, 2015 5:32 pm

Wd40 for your hands and can..wd40 and a toothbrush is also good for cleaning off cosmoline from guns

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Re: How do you clean up after using ant-seize?

Post by T-Rex » Wed May 20, 2015 7:04 pm

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Forget your brake cleaner, starting fluid, GOJO, etc. A quarter size bit will clean, pretty much, any amount of soiled hands. And, leave them lotioned, w/o that greasy, fragrant, girly feeling.

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