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Old 22-08-11, 05:53 PM   #21
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i have found the latex glove trick works very well , and using atrixo after does help .

but if not wearing gloves and you have removed all that you can do with the cleaner and there is still grime left , Lynx shower gel and a nail brush does work a treat .

but i have got these gloves which work a treat for protecting your hands if you dont like latex gloves .

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Old 22-08-11, 09:20 PM   #22
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I use vinyl gloves (cheaper than latex) all the time when I'm mechanicing or machining; so long as you keep an eye on them & replace when they inevitably split, your hands stay bone dry & clean as a whistle...

For the times when I'm too lazy/forget/don't notice a split glove, I use the "Tufanega" Orange (aka orange swarfega with bits in) out of a wall dispenser, which works pretty well, but not quite as well as the (same) stuff you scoop out of a tub.
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Old 22-08-11, 09:47 PM   #23
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I only use the old fairy green block soap thats not bad at removing grime
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Old 24-08-11, 08:02 AM   #24
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We use Swafeger wipes at work. There very good and shifting grime off hands. Mind you, were suppose to wear gloves if I rember to put them on which I userly do. Make your hands stink of laytex though.


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Old 16-10-11, 04:51 PM   #25
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I've been looking at this for a while and I have tried lots including Swarfega, Tufanega, fairy liquid with vim (yes my hands get evil and need something that scrapes).
I found in my clear out a container of something cal;led Solopol, it has powdered walnut shell and citric acid amongst other things and it's brilliant, I googled it and it's readily available even from my local Cromwell tool supplier.
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Old 16-10-11, 10:03 PM   #26
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And another one...white spirit works well for really grubby hands, but probably not that good for you....

Yes, the rubber gloves do work really well, I have noticed this a few times.

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At a SafePass course i was on in January, we were told that it soak through the skin and poisons the bloodstream and can make you all drowsey and kock you out when it gets to your brain. I'd say you'd have to have a bath in it for that to happen.

Once in a while is OK I guess, but not on a daily basis.
"i feel dowsey. I must have some blood in my white-spirit stream"


Anyway, when i get really greasy I find plain old washing powder unbeatable. The gritiness really helps too. None of your fancy plant oils or eco-granules for me thank you very much!!
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Old 16-10-11, 10:33 PM   #27
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May be just me but when I use washing powder I need to wash again with soap as it leaves my skin sticky no matter how much I rinse.
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May be just me but when I use washing powder I need to wash again with soap as it leaves my skin sticky no matter how much I rinse.
yeah, i find it stays "slippery" for a lot longer than normal soap when rinsing. I find myself using an extended rinsing period.
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Old 16-10-11, 11:23 PM   #29
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You big bunch of fairies .


Just rub yer hands on your jeans .



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You big bunch of fairies .


Just rub yer hands on your jeans .



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