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To clean or not to clean.

ROBBYBOBBY64

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When do you bottle buddies find time to clean? I get too tired at the end of the day to even try. Early morning i have to get to work. When i come home i just want to shower and eat dinner. On any days off i am out digging more. I can clean a couple when i return, usually the better ones i got that day. The so so ones can wait. Seems for every one i clean i get 3 more. I have a lot of cleaning to do. Acls, embossed, pontils, inks, meds, food jars and figural bottles. Is it even worth it?So when do you find time to clean?
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Timelypicken

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When it’s a warm day I just get a bucket of water and clean when I feel like it. I let some of my bottles soak in water for a day or two and it helps clean them, but I’m only 14 and don’t have a real job beside eBay for a hobby.
 

Timelypicken

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You could just not clean them and try to sell them dirty on Facebook if you don’t want to keep them all
 

ROBBYBOBBY64

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Timelypicken. Man you are fast. I just posted this. I go to the new posts and you already responded. Over whelming isn't it. Many more boxes than this!
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Timelypicken

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I’ve got about 15 bottles I’m cleaning on right now. I would have a heart attack if I had that many bottles to clean. Do you collect all of these or do you sell
 

ROBBYBOBBY64

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I collect and sell as many as possible. Not easy to do. I have learned a long time ago that if i don't get a thrill out of the bottle, no one else will either. I usually can sell any bottle i love easier that some slick dud. Just leave them right where you found them.
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Timelypicken

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I don’t care for cobalt blue slicks, but I find quite a few so I put them in lots of 5 and they sell for around $10 plus shipping on eBay and I have nothin better to do so I do it.
 

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