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need some help on unclogging and cleaning alcohol stove orifices that are part of the fuel control valves. Valve orifices are .025" and there seems to be debris or residue around the holes that is difficult to get at mechanically. Have tried carb cleaner and acetone but need something else to dissolve this stuff.
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If it's burned-on food, try oven cleaner.
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An auto parts store will have a tool that is used to clean welding torch tips. It is not expensive and will do the job. I found the parts for mine on line and just replaced them.

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