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Old 04-19-2017, 02:44 AM
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I recently gutted an even bigger can from a Zenith upright chassis without much trouble. The guts came out much cleaner as well but no tar was used in manufacturing. This time I just let it sit on its side in a foil pan on the stove on medium heat, turning it occasionally. It's a real arm/hand saver, worked a treat and there was no smoke; of course I wasn't burning a hidden phenolic wafer this time.

I had acetone for another project and used it to help clean out these cans. My experiments moved some of the mess to the outside of the cans so I may have to wait a while for an opportunity to try the Xylol.
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Old 04-20-2017, 08:17 AM
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I have a few nos can capacitors, if you need one and can give me dimensions.
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Old 04-20-2017, 04:22 PM
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I'm good, but thanks. I just have to finish cleaning up what I have. Most of the mess is off/out of them now.
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