[meteorite-list] I am conducting an experiment...

From: tracy latimer <daistiho_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon Feb 20 16:43:22 2006
Message-ID: <BAY102-F2E1996B52F109A6E62236CAFF0_at_phx.gbl>

Having no access to Red Devil lye, I read the list of ingredients on Liquid
Drano. It seems to be primarily lye-based, with waterglass and a few other
elements, so I am trying an experiment on my poor rusty Fredericksburg.
Liquid Drano + denatured (anhydrous) alcohol, a shot of each in a glass jar.
  The expected exothermic reaction did occur (it warmed up), so I took it as
a good sign. I will report back if the rust starts to dissolve, without
mayhem to the meteorite.

Tracy Latimer
Received on Mon 20 Feb 2006 04:43:02 PM PST

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