The 7 - Random - Cleaning soda-soaked coins
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bradbice Chorizo Level: 28 Posts: 112/142 EXP: 117303 For next: 14037 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 737 days Last activity: 24 days # 1 Posted on 24.5.05 1208.02 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1215.20 I'm cleaning out my car and found that my cup holders, which also serve as my extra change holders, are full of soda-soaked coins. Now, I'd like to use that money someday so does anyone know of a good way to clean those coins? I'd like to just soak them all in something if I can. It's not worth rubbing each coin with alcohol or something. Promote this thread!
waffleking Pickled pork Level: 31 Posts: 143/185 EXP: 169416 For next: 15949 Since: 2.10.02 From: Missouri Since last post: 2957 days Last activity: 646 days # 2 Posted on 24.5.05 1214.41 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1215.21 I use water.
bradbice Chorizo Level: 28 Posts: 113/142 EXP: 117303 For next: 14037 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 737 days Last activity: 24 days # 3 Posted on 24.5.05 1216.26 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1216.29 What is this..."water"? But seriously, just water will work?
StaggerLee Scrapple Level: 142 Posts: 2500/6405 EXP: 34507921 For next: 460594 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 20 hours # 4 Posted on 24.5.05 1231.53 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1245.22 Put them in a cup with some bleach overnight, rinse of the next day, and you have non sticky legal tender!
cranlsn Liverwurst Level: 70 Posts: 694/1210 EXP: 2895200 For next: 120626 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 1 day # 5 Posted on 24.5.05 1322.59 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1324.40 Water with a little baking soda. Put the coins in shake it up. Let it sit. Maybe give it a shake when you walk past it. Should be good to go in a day or so.
estragand Summer sausage Level: 45 Posts: 343/439 EXP: 626486 For next: 33683 Since: 18.6.02 Since last post: 2684 days Last activity: 2684 days
AIM: # 6 Posted on 24.5.05 1447.03 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1449.14 Squirting a dab of Taco Bell Hot Sauce on your coins really cleans out the deep grime. Let it sit for about 30 seconds, then wipe away. Seriously.
samoflange Lap cheong Level: 81 Posts: 374/1786 EXP: 4788695 For next: 204175 Since: 22.2.04 From: Cambridge, MA Since last post: 501 days Last activity: 493 days # 7 Posted on 24.5.05 1506.26 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1515.44 Originally posted by estragand Squirting a dab of Taco Bell Hot Sauce on your coins really cleans out the deep grime. Let it sit for about 30 seconds, then wipe away. Seriously. Or anything with vinegar and salt in it.
Oliver Scrapple Level: 128 Posts: 1281/5007 EXP: 24126282 For next: 255484 Since: 20.6.02 From: Kolob Since last post: 21 min. Last activity: 19 min. # 8 Posted on 24.5.05 1704.18 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1711.49 I usually stick to a mix of soda water and laudnry detergent. Works wonders for my coinage.
Jobberman Kishke Level: 44 Posts: 306/426 EXP: 609563 For next: 1726 Since: 2.1.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 211 days Last activity: 172 days # 9 Posted on 25.5.05 0810.32 Reposted on: 25.5.12 0814.54 I got the same thing, but it is from coffee, not soda. I basically have 1 large useless clump of coins. They are mainly pennies so I never take the time to clean them.
Oliver Scrapple Level: 128 Posts: 1289/5007 EXP: 24126282 For next: 255484 Since: 20.6.02 From: Kolob Since last post: 21 min. Last activity: 19 min. # 10 Posted on 25.5.05 0945.06 Reposted on: 25.5.12 0945.15 hehehe...I throw those into fountains in the local mall :-) For the most part, I hate pennies ;-D Originally posted by Jobberman I got the same thing, but it is from coffee, not soda. I basically have 1 large useless clump of coins. They are mainly pennies so I never take the time to clean them.
puffdyw Longanisa Level: 14 Posts: 22/32 EXP: 10862 For next: 2209 Since: 21.4.05 From: California Since last post: 2552 days Last activity: 2552 days
AIM: # 11 Posted on 25.5.05 1517.26 Reposted on: 25.5.12 1529.01 This is going to sound totally stupid but trust me, it works...Soak the coins in soda overnight, then rinse them off in water the next day. It sounds retarted cause soda is the problem, but it works...
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