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

Bill phase3 at wcc.net
Tue Apr 13 15:42:22 EDT 2010


yeah! back to the real thread! more interesting and for dummies like me,
more informative.

-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of paul swed
Sent: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 2:18 PM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Naval Jelly at home depot 25-35% Phosphoric acid

Not sure I want to be on the DHS list with this thread.
But the fact is we learned.
We learned how to handle things that were dangerous be it tractors, voltage
or chemicals.
Today well its said here. Footze ball, yahoooooo!


On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Bill <phase3 at wcc.net> wrote:

> 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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