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Old 30th November 2021
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Originally Posted by Ferrous Head View Post
I had a 195555 175 Parilla that had been sitting for probably 40 years.

The gas inside had turned to varnish and then shellac it was that old.

The process took me about a week. But left me with a tank that looked absolutley like new steel on the inside.

If you were more diligent with sloching the mixture inside it might be quicker.

Drop some really old rusty bolts into a gas jar and experiment with them if you like.
Thanks I’m gonna give it a try. After you’re done with the process, do you rinse out the tank and let it dry?

Last edited by Congojack; 30th November 2021 at 08:45.. Reason: Adding to post
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