[time-nuts] Naval Jelly at home depot 25-35% Phosphoric acid

Robert Darlington rdarlington at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 01:21:39 EDT 2010


Chems might be legal in Texas, but god forbid you have a flask without a permit:

http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/HS/htm/HS.481.htm

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 5:40 PM, Bill <phase3 at wcc.net> wrote:
> Paul, do you live in Colorado or California?   Most places in Texas where
> chemicals are sold carry this kind of merchandize and one is free to buy
> them...In quantity you may raise eyebrows but Texas is still a free country!
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
> Behalf Of paul swed
> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 5:14 PM
> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Naval Jelly at home depot 25-35% Phosphoric acid
>
> Thats some serious stuff.
> I know a long time ago 30+ years you could buy all sorts of things for the
> amateur chemist.
> Especially if you lived in a farm region.
> Its funny how things have changed. Everything is so dangerous these days.
> I will say I needed sulphuric acid for a large battery set and after a big
> run around I did finally find a auto store that sold a gallon for $2.50.
> Three X more then I needed but what the heck.
> But my goodness what type of store are you talking about. Thats some serious
> stuff depending on the concentration.
> Regards
>
> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 12:20 PM, Bill <phase3 at wcc.net> wrote:
>
>> I purchase 75% phosphoric acid at a commercial chemical
>> establishment...They
>> sell house cleaning chemicals for commercial cleaning folks.  They sell
>> sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) outstanding for etching aluminum outside a
>> closed space, nitric acid, sulphuric acid, hydrochloric acid, mek (methyl
>> ethyl keytone), trichloroethylene (I think that’s correct spelling),
>> etc....phosphoric will burn your hands but even at 75% it is not that
>> caustic and putting hands in it momentarily to remove the object you’re
>> cleaning is NOT that bad…with a little cold water hand rinse (and
>> moisturizing crème as one ‘weeney’ suggested), the damage is minimal and
>> not
>> generally lasting.   Chemicals are easy to find especially in the city and
>> buying them over the internet might get you an inquiry from your local DEA
>> officer, Police department or sheriff’s dept.  I can state that with some
>> degree of accuracy as I was an elected District/County attorney for
>> approximately 14 years in Texas and had a ‘close’ relationship with the
>> ‘authorities.’
>>
>>
>>
>> W5STP
>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
>> Behalf Of paul swed
>> Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 8:08 AM
>> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Naval Jelly at home depot 25-35% Phosphoric acid
>>
>>
>>
>> Well 8 oz fits my bill pretty well.
>>
>> Granted not 85% but from what I read on the thread I don't need that
>>
>> strength.
>>
>> Did look for jasco and did not see it. But it would be easy to overlook
>>
>> frankly.
>>
>> So many weird products
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 1:50 AM, Charles P. Steinmetz <
>>
>> charles_steinmetz at lavabit.com> wrote:
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>> > Joe wrote:
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>> >  Where do you get [liquid phosphoric acid]?
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>> >>
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>> >
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>> > I buy concentrated (85% solution) phosphoric acid by the gallon on eBay.
>>
>> >  There are several good chemical suppliers selling that and other useful
>>
>> > things.  I've had good results with these folks, among others (although
> I
>>
>> > dearly wish they'd switch from FedEx Ground to UPS):
>>
>> >
>>
>> > 250404008386
>>
>> >
>>
>> > Best regards,
>>
>> >
>>
>> > Charles
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