The 7 - Random - Cleaning soda-soaked coins
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bradbice Chorizo Level: 27 Posts: 112/142 EXP: 114664 For next: 1496 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 523 days Last activity: 97 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: 30 Posts: 143/185 EXP: 165373 For next: 498 Since: 2.10.02 From: Missouri Since last post: 2743 days Last activity: 432 days # 2 Posted on 24.5.05 1214.41 Reposted on: 24.5.12 1215.21 I use water.
bradbice Chorizo Level: 27 Posts: 113/142 EXP: 114664 For next: 1496 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 523 days Last activity: 97 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: 139 Posts: 2500/6225 EXP: 32274418 For next: 193109 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 16 hours Last activity: 12 hours
Y!: # 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: 69 Posts: 694/1205 EXP: 2811534 For next: 58224 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 93 days Last activity: 8 hours # 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: 611883 For next: 48286 Since: 18.6.02 Since last post: 2471 days Last activity: 2471 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: 80 Posts: 374/1786 EXP: 4659822 For next: 123167 Since: 22.2.04 From: Cambridge, MA Since last post: 287 days Last activity: 279 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: 126 Posts: 1281/4895 EXP: 22777503 For next: 306664 Since: 20.6.02 From: #YEG Since last post: 19 hours Last activity: 18 hours # 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: 306/425 EXP: 593758 For next: 17531 Since: 2.1.02 From: West Palm Beach, FL Since last post: 104 days Last activity: 32 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: 126 Posts: 1289/4895 EXP: 22777503 For next: 306664 Since: 20.6.02 From: #YEG Since last post: 19 hours Last activity: 18 hours # 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: 10534 For next: 2537 Since: 21.4.05 From: California Since last post: 2338 days Last activity: 2338 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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