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#1 Mr.Jerry

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Posted 07 March 2018 - 01:45 PM

I had a VN era parachute (packed with harness) and it was in my van and I had to go snow-blow by my Dad's house and somehow the snowblower leaked pretty much a full tank of gas all over it.  It reeks.  I have it hanging up outside now (still packed) I put a bunch of loose charcoal in my van to try and absorb some of the smell, but is there anything I can do to save the chute or am I screwed?

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#2 268th C.A.

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Posted 07 March 2018 - 03:16 PM

If you put a lit match on it, it will dissipate quickly....In all seriousness that is a tough smell to get out. With out unpacking it, and washing it in Dawn dish washing liquid, I don't know... That's awful that happened. Good luck from an old school mechanic who knows what gas smells like...


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