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Old 8th October 2014, 10:02 PM   #1
musky1963 is offline musky1963  United States
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I just got a set of Spectra 33's. The white socks are in nice shape, but need a really good cleaning. I actually made a black set of socks for my Model 3's and very familiar with removing/replacing the 1 million staples . I am hoping that I can clean these nicely. Is a washing machine a safe option?
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Old 9th October 2014, 04:20 AM   #2
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I just got a set of Spectra 33's. The white socks are in nice shape, but need a really good cleaning. I actually made a black set of socks for my Model 3's and very familiar with removing/replacing the 1 million staples . I am hoping that I can clean these nicely. Is a washing machine a safe option?
Acoustat always recommended using a mild soap like Woolite. Hand washing is preferred, especially to avoid unravelling at the ends. However, the 'gentle' or 'hand wash' cycle of a washing machine is probably okay, too. And no hotter than warm water.
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Old 13th October 2014, 04:40 PM   #3
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Do you guys ever find that you end up with a load of odd socks? Where do the other ones go??

Unravelling of the weave is the main concern so I'd go for a soapy soak and mild agitation. In a bath is good to not have to screw them up to fit. Or lay them out on a water proof board to work on individual stains. I've a cream set for some SMGas which I would like to wash at some point.
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