Author Topic: Chain oil on clothing. A tip.  (Read 575 times)

Blodwyn Pig

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Chain oil on clothing. A tip.
« on: November 17, 2019, 07:34:52 pm »
I have a retro Dutch over jersey, acrylic with embossed writing, 70/80's. Yesterday i got a tad warm, took it off, and it fell on to my oily chain, big marks, and chain wheel print..... :'( :demon:.    Came home and tried some stain remover , and washed it at 20deg,........still there.. :facepalm: :'( :demon:,  looked on line, and came across 'Dickies' website, (as  in workwear) , they suggested washing up liquid. So trickled some on the affected areas, and then rubbed it in with my fingers, then rubbed it with my finger nails, then washed at 30 deg.....BINGO!  job done!! :smug: :smug:

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Re: Chain oil on clothing. A tip.
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2019, 08:12:50 pm »
Eucalyptus oil also removes oil and grease from clothing, prior to washing

Rob

Re: Chain oil on clothing. A tip.
« Reply #2 on: November 17, 2019, 08:20:08 pm »
Swarfega does a pretty good job too.
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Re: Chain oil on clothing. A tip.
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2019, 12:36:45 am »
Eucalyptus oil also removes oil and grease from clothing, prior to washing

Rob

Good to know.
Smells nice too.

hellymedic

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Re: Chain oil on clothing. A tip.
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2019, 01:05:59 am »
Mayonnaise/cooking oil/white spirit...

Have mostly used white spirit...

It's important to treat stain with something oil/solvent-based BEFORE you get water onto it, then wash with usual detergent with the hottestwater the fabric can withstand.

Re: Chain oil on clothing. A tip.
« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2019, 04:47:54 pm »
This thread should be pinned. Great advice.