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Old 06-30-2008, 12:27 AM   #1
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Best Solvent To Clean Brushes

Saw this post topic and found out that everyone already beat me to making a funny!! Maybe I should post this as another topic, but what's the best solvent to clean brushes in? From oil-based finishes. Something quick, clean, and simple. I used some toulene the other day and left it out in my basement. Stunk the whole basement up and didn't even evaporate like acetone would have. Brush that was soaking was clean, but that's some nasty stuff.

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Old 06-30-2008, 04:06 PM   #2
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ever tried paint thinner?


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thinner, and Brush Cleaner from HD for Latex. Best product ever, saved me alot of money in replacement brushes.
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Toulene or Toluene? Either way, thinner or MEK (Methyl Ethyl Ketone) is the way to go.
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