I bought a new Ultrasonic Cleaner
Yesterday FedEx Ground delivered my NEW Ultrasonic Cleaner, SharperTek XPS120-2.5L, on sale for $270, digital display (which I don't prefer), basket, heater to 140F, USA assembly, some parts made here, some in China, 2 year guarantee. I also bought a specialized carburetor varnish shellac remover for $65 (wow), plus shipping. I thought I'd try it instead of the Berryman's I've been using, with success.
At $75/carb removal, disassembly, cleaning, reassembly, installation, adjustment, guarantee, I'll get my money back this week. I have at least 6 carbs to do, all from snowblowers which are surging.
It's small, but large enough to put a snowblower carb in it.
The location is in the laundry furnace utility room, on top of the washer, until laundry day.
Today I am using it.
Boy does it get HOT! The heat will help dissolve, with the solvent, the varnish in the orifices and passages.
I will reinstall the carbs to see if they still are surging.
Up to now I've be using a neighbor's, old, lab quality, no basket, it sure has worked when I needed it. But it is demeaning to use it, beg him to open the garage door, walk there, cut his lawn for free, do his snow for free, discount other services, painting, leaves for $75 where he got prices for $250! Then he complains! Now every carb will be done using the Ultrasonic Cleaner since the machine is accessible and convenient to me.
For buying information, read my post, "Some info about buying an Ultrasonic Cleaner".
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