How to clean up a Hoppes 9 spill?

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  1. 9 fingers

    9 fingers New Member

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    Bonehead here, spilled my bottle of #9 on a fold up cloth top card table instead of my usual workstation. It does not seem to be evaporating. Sucking the fumes out of the house with my attic fan but it is pretty cold out so can't do that all night. What do I use to clean this stuff up?
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  2. pinecone70

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    Try kitty litter? I bet that smells pretty strong!
     

  3. Gabob

    Gabob Well-Known Member

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    Wet or dry shop vac?
     
  4. LurpyGeek

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    Dab at it with a firearm?
     
  5. 9 fingers

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    Oh that was a good one!
     
  6. RunningOnMT

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    Since it's a card table and portable I'd take it outside to evaporate in the sun. That will allow you to get the odor out of the house. Kitty litter or Sorb-all is a good choice to soak up as much as possible. The sun will do the rest. Personally , I like the smell. Use it for after shave.
     
  7. 38 special

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    I did the same thing used a ton of paper towels then put outsidse intrash then opened every basement window and the bilco door so wife wouldnt start screaming at me Yeah its real strong odor
     
  8. 9 fingers

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    Good news! I had enough Hoppes left to finish cleaning the gun! He He!

    Uh, the card table belongs to my wife...thought she would want to kill me but she laughed when she heard what I spilled. The attic fan is right over my office so the fumes are going out instead of into the rest of the house. I use Gojo to clean my hands after gun work so I tried rubbing that into the table and then started to wipe up with a wet cloth and it seems to have worked. I like the idea of putting the table out in the sun and will do that tomorrow. Thanks!
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  9. XShooter

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    What's wrong with the smell of Hoppes?
     
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    :D:D:DLOL:D:D:D
     
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    ^ yeah that.:D
     
  13. Mosin_Nagant_Fan

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    I just use normal ol' paper towels and then some scented furniture/multi-surface cleaner to lighten the smell. If it's a lot, then use more paper towels and more cleaner.
     
  14. Bobitis

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    Maybe some of that cat spray neutralizer?
    Vinegar and baking soda? If all else fails, it'l get real fizzy!
     
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  15. ineedsoap16

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    ontcha have any oil dry. Sorry I work on a lotta ol jeeps. Seriously oil dry or kitty litter. And get it outside. I've only been married for 7 months and if it belongs to your wife, get it clean.