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I know that a number of techs visit and post on SOW, so I thought I'd run this past you guys. I bought some of Ferree's "Pad Preservative" a few years ago and found that it worked well for cleaning sticking pads. I'm about out of the stuff and was considering ordering more, but I know the main ingredient is mineral spirits. Do you guys foresee any problems with just using plain mineral spirits for cleaning sticking pads?

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Mineral spirits is a hydrocarbon based cleaner, well here in australia it is, methylated spirits is alcohol based which is what you want for breaking down oils such as that in our saliva and breath
 

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I have used just plain ol' butane lighter fluid for years and have never had pads fail early. B
 

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