Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit

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Re: Isopropyl Alcohol == Surgical spirit

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Post by Rog (RJ) » Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:56 pm

And I guess you still have 90% left still :D

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Post by Walkingthedog » Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:59 pm

Yes I think more like 98%. Can’t get back to 2017 on eBay.
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Post by IanS » Wed Jun 24, 2020 8:42 pm

I bought mine early 2018 (and have used about 0.1%) @£8.29 for 1L incl p&p

Whilst some are charging around that, back in March when I checked at the start, the price was astronomically high for 1L - some as high as £99!

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Post by Walkingthedog » Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:02 pm

Wow. Well it seems to gave settled down now. £10 ish for a litre is pretty good.
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Post by Brian » Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:32 pm

Hi
Never use Surgical Spirit only use 99.9% IPA or Meths.
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Post by Chuffchuff » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:38 am

Medicine cabinet 1. Model rail 0 !

Thanks for the advice, I have taken a look on line. Not that I am a sceptic but it seems to be a choice between overpriced , watered down or both . That was why I went the Boots route originally.

Any supplier recommendations ?

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Post by Rog (RJ) » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:48 am

See the link to ebay in post number 6 by walkingthedog.

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Post by Walkingthedog » Thu Jun 25, 2020 9:51 am

On that link a litre is only a pound more than 500ml.
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Post by RAF96 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:05 pm

I got some at our local hardware store - overpriced at £8.20 for 250mL but as stated and from past experience it lasts forever.

My last bottle was a litre for €3 in Cyprus a good 5-6 years ago, but I wasn’t allowed to bring it back due to shipping restrictions - should have just hid it from the packers.

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Post by teedoubleudee » Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:02 pm

RAF96 wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:05 pm
........ - should have just hid it from the packers.
Or put it in an empty gin bottle :D
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