The 7 - Random - Cleaning soda-soaked coins
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bradbice Chorizo Level: 27 Posts: 112/142 EXP: 112876 For next: 3284 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 381 days Last activity: 42 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: 162630 For next: 3241 Since: 2.10.02 From: Missouri Since last post: 2601 days Last activity: 290 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: 112876 For next: 3284 Since: 2.1.02 From: MI Since last post: 381 days Last activity: 42 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: 137 Posts: 2500/6077 EXP: 30613746 For next: 259187 Since: 3.10.02 From: Right side of the tracks Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 23 min.
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: 694/1199 EXP: 2746319 For next: 123439 Since: 18.3.02 From: Sussex, WI Since last post: 6 days Last activity: 1 hour # 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: 44 Posts: 343/439 EXP: 601978 For next: 9311 Since: 18.6.02 Since last post: 2329 days Last activity: 2329 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: 79 Posts: 374/1786 EXP: 4572124 For next: 7363 Since: 22.2.04 From: Cambridge, MA Since last post: 145 days Last activity: 137 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: 125 Posts: 1281/4827 EXP: 21943300 For next: 510927 Since: 20.6.02 From: Derkaderkastan Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 306/423 EXP: 580378 For next: 30911 Since: 2.1.02 From: Ft. Lauderdale, FL Since last post: 654 days Last activity: 49 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: 125 Posts: 1289/4827 EXP: 21943300 For next: 510927 Since: 20.6.02 From: Derkaderkastan Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 day # 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: 10311 For next: 2760 Since: 21.4.05 From: California Since last post: 2196 days Last activity: 2196 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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