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All ,,, I DO NOT buy into infomercials ,,, However , this Shamwow towel thing is truly amazing ! I am starting to use them for everything !

Let me say this DO NOT get the cheap knock offs ,,, get the real ones from germany ,,, the ones with the wacky dude on t.v.

I drain a toilet and tank quickly and with a lot less mess then a sponge . Have them under a sink and it soaks up all that excess water when changing faucets , ,,, just all kind of things .

Machine wash and go again !!

They work on everything and I just wanted ,my plumbing siblings to know!


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I was shocked at how well they work !!

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"Hi it's Vince from Sham Wow"

The only reason I didn't buy any was because I saw it on TV too. I just refuse to buy crap off tv....but if you guys say it works well. How well does it wash out with flux and grease and other stuff on it?
 

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Awesome, a real testimonial! I will need to get some.
I use a 2 gallon shop vac to get the water out of the stools. I love it.

In Christ,

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Awesome, a real testimonial! I will need to get some.
I use a 2 gallon shop vac to get the water out of the stools. I love it.

In Christ,

Song Dog
I to use a wet vac, mine is 5 gal, I use the wet vac in many ways, like removing the water out of a meter box to fix a leak, when cutting a line to remove the water from the line needed to get fixed in a quick way, removing the water from a 20 gal water heater which inlet is on the bottom side, no drain valve, and drain valve never was was installed when new. :no:
 

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I use a shop vac for toilets too. If I am just working on the tank, I stick a coffee can below the fill valve and let the remainder drain when I pull the valve.

I think I'll get some of these though. I can see many uses for it like under a sink. I always make a mess :)

I'll second the question - How well does flux and all the other nasty stuff wash out of them? What can you *not* use it on?
 

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What I have done is this ,,, use one to a point of death / discard ,,, then it becomes my solder rag . At that point ,when it is too fluxed up it gets discarded .

You can wash these things in the clothes washer ( DO NOT ,NOT PUT IN DRYER )
But I don't want flux / grease etc in my washer .
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I use a piece of rubber pan material THEN a Shamwow under sinks , vanities ,etc .

Really protects the cabinet . Easy clean up :)
 

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Guess they could change there ad on TV to say 9 out of every 10 plumbers recommend them. :laughing:
 

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I to use a wet vac, mine is 5 gal, I use the wet vac in many ways, like removing the water out of a meter box to fix a leak, when cutting a line to remove the water from the line needed to get fixed in a quick way, removing the water from a 20 gal water heater which inlet is on the bottom side, no drain valve, and drain valve never was was installed when new. :no:
I use the wet vac as well, i have the milwalkuee one that looks like a toolbox, but what the hell, it aint a tool box, its really a wet vac!!!
 

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I to use a wet vac, mine is 5 gal, I use the wet vac in many ways, like removing the water out of a meter box to fix a leak, when cutting a line to remove the water from the line needed to get fixed in a quick way, removing the water from a 20 gal water heater which inlet is on the bottom side, no drain valve, and drain valve never was was installed when new. :no:
Yea, I also use a wet vac but mine is 55 gallon :thumbup:
 

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Yea, I also use a wet vac but mine is 55 gallon :thumbup:

You have a picture of this, never seen a 55 gal wet-vac. :no:
 
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