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

Bill phase3 at wcc.net
Tue Apr 13 12:46:46 EDT 2010


Sorry!

-----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 10:07 PM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Naval Jelly at home depot 25-35% Phosphoric acid

boston

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 7:40 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:
> >
> >
> >
> > > Joe wrote:
> >
> > >
> >
> > >  Where do you get [liquid phosphoric acid]?
> >
> > >>
> >
> > >
> >
> > > 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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