Re: Have access to 100 deeps with frames; need your thoughts
Don't the boxes on the top get chared more than the one on the bottom?
Originally Posted by sqkcrk
The hand torch is a much hotter flame but sterility is based on time and temperature. If you take the time and carefully cover all the areas it will be effective.
A simpler and safer method, which may not be as effective, is to use a handheld torch,
Using gasoline is foolish and may not be as effective as kero.
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