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Strangest question of the month

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by Charlie Becknell, Dec 23, 2011.

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  1. Charlie Becknell

    Charlie Becknell Well-Known Member

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    I recently bought a used pickle bucket. Take a big whiff, that awful odor is my bucket! This was purchased for a charitable cause and I would like to put my shells in it but if I bring this putrid smelling thing to the club I will be banned from shooting. Looking for odor eater solution.
     
  2. trapshootin hippie

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    Put some sand in it and put it outside for the kitties. Pickle smell will be gone in no time.


    GneJ
     
  3. WS-1

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    Just give it to the cats and go getcha a real shell bucket.
     
  4. 3357

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    fill it with water and a good charge of DAWN dish soap, let it sit for a couple of days. This will help a lot, the only other thing I have found that helps is time and fresh air.
     
  5. trapshootin hippie

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    On second thought, might be better off using it for a thunder bucket. Smell be gone quick, the pickle smell anyways.
     
  6. 2500 HD

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    Try Peroxide or baking soda
     
  7. Brian in Oregon

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    Fill it with kitty litter.
     
  8. TEXASZEPHYR

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    Get a jug of ODO-BAN from home depot. It will even get rid of cat urine and cigarette odors. I use it in my rent houses to get rid of pet odors. works great.

    Bob
     
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    That wouldn't happen to be a firehouse subs bucket??? Great charity with awesome sandwiches. Local franchise stores periodically donate a $20,000.00 plus piece of equipment to local fire departments. Nice that they keep it local!

    If they had the shere numbers of stores that Subway has, Subway would close the doors...

    Box of baking soda and fill with water, let stand for a week.
     
  10. Tdog

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    Using a strong solution of a dish detergent of you choosing (I like lemon scented), water and Oxy-Clean should do the trick if you let it sit for a day or so. It may take a couple of solution changes. Letting sit outside in the sun will help also. The Oxy-clean adds extra oxygen molecules to the solution which helps with the cleaning and odor break down.
     
  11. Recoil Sissy

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    Charlie B.:

    It isn't my intent to give you a hard time here but is there something special about this particular plastic bucket? They are so cheap (often free) and so readily available, why bother with one that stinks?

    sissy
     
  12. shot410ga

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    In Vietnam we used diesel to burn out the crap buckets. Try that.
     
  13. Catpower

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    Fill it full of charcoal briquettes, and let it set for a few days, the charcoal will absorb all the smell, and you can still use the charcoal, the fire will take away the dill smell
     
  14. snapthecat

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    Catpower has the answer. I've tried it more than once. It also works well on old, smelly books. I put a layer of charcoal in the bottom of a 5 gallon bucket, lay the books on it, put the lid on it and give it a while.
     
  15. Charlie Becknell

    Charlie Becknell Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions. My Firehouse Subs bucket is nothing special but after being reared by depression parents I have to utilize the bucket. If any have teenage daughters you may rent it as a date suppressor. One olfactory moment and she will be back home.
     
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    Fill the bucket with water,and add a cup,or so of bleach.Let it sit for a day,or two.It shouldn't smell bad,but if it does,at least you'll know its sterile.............

    D.P.Reynolds
     
  17. Charlie Becknell

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    Bleach didn't work. Pickle odor triumphs Clorox sterilization .Must try charcoal, it works in humans to clean out some drugs with overdose ..
     
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    mix a solution of very hot water and 1lb box of baking soda [not baking powder] into the thing to the brim,let soak,
    otherwise ,coat inside liberally with acetone or alcohol and light afire.

    [do THAT outside]
     
  19. quartering

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    you might get a new one; tonight's the night
     
  20. Charlie Becknell

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    Santa didn't bring new one. Left smell in old one.
     
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