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Old 05-05-2003, 10:55 AM   #1
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My wife bought an Euro-Pro Shark steam cleaner to clean and disinfect around the house and of course I had to try this thing on my R/C stuff. So far it's been great! I cleaned dirty and greasy Lexan bodies from my nitro cars, I had my Mugen MTX2 that was very dirty so I took it apart and cleaned every part with this thing with very good results. Then I found six bearings I didn't use because they were either ceased or so gritty that I'd end up emptying a whole can of motor spray to bring them back. Using a RPM Bearing Blaster, I blasted each bearing with 20 second bursts with the steamer, repeating if necessary, and all six bearings spun like they were new. A short burst of motor spray got rid of any water stuck inside. If you have an air compressor, use that instead of course.
I wanted to tell you this because I'm still finding R/C stuff to clean with this thing, wheels, shocks, tools. And it's all done with 240 F steam so there's no chemicals involved, no smell and since the parts are heated up as they are cleaned, they dry up very fast. I highly recommend it.

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I used this one here. But any kind of steam cleaner will do I guess.
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Now we just have to wait until Trinity puts their name on it and sells it for 3 times what it is worth.
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Good advice, I'll try it!
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cleveland steamer?
Cleveland steamer is not a bad idea...


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Now we just have to wait until Trinity puts their name on it and sells it for 3 times what it is worth.
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