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Vinegar

Post by crj » Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:25 am

So, apparently the stuff for cleaning Archimedes mainboards which have suffered mishaps, as for cleaning so many other things, is dilute acetic acid. Allegedly, this is often called "spirit vinegar" and easily available in supermarkets.

Can anyone suggest, by name, a specific product that is actually available from a specified supermarket chain? What I've found is that they tend to stock "distilled malt vinegar" which, to judge by the smell and the "contains barley" warnings, is not the same thing.

I'm pondering getting myself onto some kind of watch list by ordering some glacial acetic acid online and diluting it myself. Given I've already bought lots of small resealable bags (for board game components, honest!) and vitamin C powder (for baking bread, honest!), I doubt I'd be making matters much worse for myself...

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Post by flibble » Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:39 am

I just use the distelled vinegar that you mention.

https://www.tesco.com/groceries/en-GB/p ... /261781314

Mainly as I've yet to find a motherboard that's gluten intolerant.

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Post by daveejhitchins » Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:08 am

Just use White Vinegar from any supermarket . . . Any residue is washed off afterwards so is irrelevant!

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Post by 1024MAK » Wed Jan 24, 2018 12:10 pm

Tesco own brand distilled "white" vinegar:
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ASDA also stock their own brand as well.

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Re: Vinegar

Post by jonb » Wed Jan 24, 2018 1:57 pm

Wow look at that! No fat, no salt, no sugar and no saturates. And only 2 calories a tablespoon. It's a wonderfood!

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Re: Vinegar

Post by VincentVega » Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:27 pm

Sarsons should be available in most places, I'd imagine (my local Waitrose stocks it):

https://www.waitrose.com/ecom/products/ ... -3564-3565

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Post by z0m8ied0g » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:12 am

VincentVega wrote:Sarsons should be available in most places, I'd imagine (my local Waitrose stocks it):

https://www.waitrose.com/ecom/products/ ... -3564-3565
If you are gonna use the expensive stuff then why not treat your Beeb.

https://www.harrods.com/en-gb/leonardi/ ... 0005788183

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Re: Vinegar

Post by 1024MAK » Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:49 am

z0m8ied0g wrote:
VincentVega wrote:Sarsons should be available in most places, I'd imagine (my local Waitrose stocks it):

https://www.waitrose.com/ecom/products/ ... -3564-3565
If you are gonna use the expensive stuff then why not treat your Beeb.

https://www.harrods.com/en-gb/leonardi/ ... 0005788183

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