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Rock Oil for Slab Saw

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« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2009, 09:16:12 pm »

I would still like to find a cheap local source for some oil, maybe someone who will also take my old oil.


I filter my old oil and reuse it. I can reclaim about 3-4 gallons of clean oil out of a 5 gallon tank of sludge. Use large paper grocery sacks to line a 5 gallon bucket with holes drilled all over it, which in turn drains into a receptacle for the clean oil. I use a 55 gallon drum with a hole cut in the lid that the 5 gallon bucket sits in, and the clean oil drains into the drum. Then I have a pump in the drum and I pump out clean oil whenever I need it.
I started out with a 5 gallon bucket draining into a kitchen garbage can, but things seem to expand as we go. When the bucket is full of solids I dump it into a garbage bag and put it in the garbage can or I have a pothole out at my property that I dump it into, it makes a kind of concrete when it dries and fills holes good. I do use technical grade mineral oil which is water soluble and is non toxic.
Just thought I would throw that out there.

Have a great day...................Tony
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