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Q.Cleaning Gourd Canteen

veck added on January 24, 2021 | Answered

how do i clean my gourd after wax is inside for drinking out of. I now im not suppose to use hot water.

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Answered on January 25, 2021

Wiping with a clean rag, and rinsing with a mild soap and cold water will be fine! As long as the water is not hot, the wax will not dissolve.

It is advised to, only, use water in these canteens to avoid the need for harsh cleaning agents.

Here is an article for more information regarding turning gourds into canteens:


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