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Backyard goldmine

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So far I’ve been just collecting all of these bottles I’ve been finding in my property and giving the outside of them a decent scrub to get most of the dirt off. Terrified, thinking about how horrible it will be to try to clean the inside of these small necked bottles.
I can not thank you guys enough that have posted about using small pieces of anything that is softer than glass and using different cleaning chemicals. I probably cleaned 40 bottles tonight. I swear cleaning the inside is easier than cleaning the outside.
Thanks for being so willing to look at what I’ve found and freely offering up what knowledge you have to this new, ignorant bottle collector. I am really happy I found this place. You guys are great.
 

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I don't imagine your bottles would be that hard to clean , found in a small dump , mostly just dirt on them , I wouldn't imagine them needing anything high grade at this point
 

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So far I’ve been just collecting all of these bottles I’ve been finding in my property and giving the outside of them a decent scrub to get most of the dirt off. Terrified, thinking about how horrible it will be to try to clean the inside of these small necked bottles.
I can not thank you guys enough that have posted about using small pieces of anything that is softer than glass and using different cleaning chemicals. I probably cleaned 40 bottles tonight. I swear cleaning the inside is easier than cleaning the outside.
Thanks for being so willing to look at what I’ve found and freely offering up what knowledge you have to this new, ignorant bottle collector. I am really happy I found this place. You guys are great.
That green bottles cool I like it it shined up like a new dime didn't it
 

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So far I’ve been just collecting all of these bottles I’ve been finding in my property and giving the outside of them a decent scrub to get most of the dirt off. Terrified, thinking about how horrible it will be to try to clean the inside of these small necked bottles.
I can not thank you guys enough that have posted about using small pieces of anything that is softer than glass and using different cleaning chemicals. I probably cleaned 40 bottles tonight. I swear cleaning the inside is easier than cleaning the outside.
Thanks for being so willing to look at what I’ve found and freely offering up what knowledge you have to this new, ignorant bottle collector. I am really happy I found this place. You guys are great.
check out my post how i clean my bottle
 

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So far I’ve been just collecting all of these bottles I’ve been finding in my property and giving the outside of them a decent scrub to get most of the dirt off. Terrified, thinking about how horrible it will be to try to clean the inside of these small necked bottles.
I can not thank you guys enough that have posted about using small pieces of anything that is softer than glass and using different cleaning chemicals. I probably cleaned 40 bottles tonight. I swear cleaning the inside is easier than cleaning the outside.
Thanks for being so willing to look at what I’ve found and freely offering up what knowledge you have to this new, ignorant bottle collector. I am really happy I found this place. You guys are great.
Wow! I think you did an incredible job. When you get an older site, you will find that they do not just rinse on. You can scrub all day and it won't help. It is called sickness. It is etched into the glass. The only way to remove the offensive occurrence is to tumble. Here is two very sick blobs from Philly.
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Some find sickness part of the beauty. Showing it's aged is a plus. They don't even clean them out sometimes.
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Robby—Ah Frank McKinneys! I dig so many of those.
Backyard Gldmine—Yes, I'd say invest in a set of bottle brushes, some CLR or Barkeeper's Friend, and for the tough ones, muriatic acid. That takes off most organics.
But if you want really pristine bottles, tumble em.
 

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Robby—Ah Frank McKinneys! I dig so many of those.
Backyard Gldmine—Yes, I'd say invest in a set of bottle brushes, some CLR or Barkeeper's Friend, and for the tough ones, muriatic acid. That takes off most organics.
But if you want really pristine bottles, tumble em.
Exactly. No shortage of F. McKinney blobs.
ROBBYBOBBY64.
 

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That green bottles cool I like it it shined up like a new dime didn't it
Yes it did. It’s definitely one that stands out.
That green bottles cool I like it it shined up like a new dime didn't it
yes it did. It’s definitely a keeper.
Robby—Ah Frank McKinneys! I dig so many of those.
Backyard Gldmine—Yes, I'd say invest in a set of bottle brushes, some CLR or Barkeeper's Friend, and for the tough ones, muriatic acid. That takes off most organics.
But if you want really pristine bottles, tumble em.
I have one listerine bottle that has a ring that is rust colored. Like where the water level was in the bottle. Pure crl and bar keepers didn’t touch it. Guess maybe muriatic acid?
 

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