cleaning drum

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  1. Slummies

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    Hey guys.

    i was fortunate enough to pick up 4 x 20l drums from a local restaurant!

    it was used to hold cooking oil. how do i clean it out to make sure its safe for marines?

    thank you!
     
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  3. vatso

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    Wash rinse repeat
     
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    that will get the oil off the inside?
     
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    use vinegar, wash rinse repeat. Work those muscles, shake it baby shake it. :)
     
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    you could try bleach or dishwashing liquid as it emulsifies oils and fats but you are gonna have to rinse that container like no tomorrow to get the chemicals completely out
     
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    sweeeet! i need to cook some liverock in it!
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    bruce the oil isnt actually harmful itself but it does create a layer inhibiting the air from penetrating the water.. henve no oxygen gets in..

    a good rinse with some seasand and warm water should do the trick.. a little bicarb wont hurt either..
     
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    shot buck
     
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