Getting dirty

Discussion in 'Heavy Duty Diesel Truck Mechanics Forum' started by Mr Bob, Aug 12, 2022.

  1. Mr Bob

    Mr Bob Light Load Member

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    I know you all know what its like to get dirty. With the new high tech H E washing machines that are useless, how do you get your clothes clean?
     
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  3. Flat Earth Trucker

    Flat Earth Trucker Road Train Member

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    I have a fairly new wash machine and it works fine.
     
  4. CrappieJunkie

    CrappieJunkie Wishin' I was fishin'

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    I have just a normal run of the mill top loading washing machines and it does its job.
     
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    I throw my coveralls in the bin and let the cleaning company handle it :)

    In all seriousness I have dedicated work clothes. Only ever wash them together. Unless I get sprayed with oil they come out decently clean.
     
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  7. CrappieJunkie

    CrappieJunkie Wishin' I was fishin'

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    That is what I do with the dedicated work pile. We have uniforms I just wash them myselves.
     
  8. Star Rider

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    Uniform company where I worked said ammonia was the secret to getting all the grease and stains out. I tried it years ago and it really works! Just ammonia no laundry detergent. Wash them a second time in regular laundry detergent if the slight smell bothers you.
     
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    I dump a can of Coke in any greasy wash. I rub Dawn soap in any grease spots. When you use dawn add fabric softener to keep it from foaming. Works for me.
     
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    Spot treat with simple green, then wash.
     
  11. BackwoodsGA

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    2 ten gallon buckets. One for washing the other for rinsing.
     
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