Walmart copper scrubbers are not copper

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fishhawk357
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Walmart copper scrubbers are not copper

Post by fishhawk357 » Sun May 11, 2008 3:21 pm

I bought a bunch of the walmart copper scrubbers and did the magnet test and they were attracted to the magnet. They had two types. One clearly said "copper coated" and the others said "copper mesh scrubbers". Both are the same and are not pure copper. Just in case anyone is wondering.

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Re: Walmart copper scrubbers are not copper

Post by Husker » Sun May 11, 2008 3:35 pm

Nothing quite like Chinese crap to spoil your day

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Re: Walmart copper scrubbers are not copper

Post by rad14701 » Sun May 11, 2008 3:48 pm

It pays to check the package to see if it lists anything about what the scrubbers are made of... I was looking at copper scrubbers a while ago and the package clearly stated 100% copper... Now, while I can't be certain that they are truly the 100% they are stated to be at least I know they're not only 10% copper coated...

Hey, is that a magnet in your pocket or do you have a thing for copper scrubbers... :twisted:

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Re: Walmart copper scrubbers are not copper

Post by fishhawk357 » Sun May 11, 2008 4:05 pm

I went to two different walmarts and bought every package of copper scrubbers they had...........THANK GOD they only had 3 packages between the two stores. I would have wasted more gas returning them then they were worth. But they do shine my columns up real nice anyway. Lesson learned.

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Re: Walmart copper scrubbers are not copper

Post by Husker » Sun May 11, 2008 4:17 pm

You are best off ordering from Amphora society. They produce a HIGH quality structured copper mesh, that I think is far better than scrubbers (less channeling of distillate, and the wires are considerably smaller).

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