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Dtruex

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This Hot Shot bottle was perfect other than the dirt on it, and it actually still had some in it. Until I run water over it and this was outcome... what should I have done?
 

CanadianBottles

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ACLs are hard to preserve when they've been buried, I think the recommendation is generally to leave them to dry out for a couple of months before cleaning. Then when you do clean them wash the label gently, personally I use nothing but warm water and my finger, and maybe some dish soap if the label seems stable enough. Not sure if there's a better way than that or not.
 

blobbottlebob

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He Dtrue.
I wouldn't beat myself up too much over this. If warm water alone wrecks it, it wasn't likely to survive long anyway. Kinda darwinism for bottles if you know what I mean. I wish you continued success out there.
 

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