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How to take off the Yellow from White Tshirts?

Old 01-05-05, 10:26 AM
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How to take off the Yellow from White Tshirts?

I was wondering.

My first undershirt has its first stain of yellow in the armpit area.

How do you take that stain off?
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Old 01-05-05, 10:27 AM
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Bleach or maybe shower a little more often.
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Old 01-05-05, 10:29 AM
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Vinegar and water should do the trick.

I've also heard that meat tenderizer and water works as well.
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Old 01-05-05, 10:31 AM
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buy new ones. they're just undershirts.
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Bleach. Fill the washing machine with white clothing and hot water, pour in a cup of bleach, let the machine start it's cycle. If the machine has the bleach dispenser, then that will add the bleach a few minutes into the washing cycle, but I prefer to add at the beginning of the cycle because it works better and makes the stuff whiter I think.
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Change your deoderant to one that does not contain aluminum, or a derivative of.
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Originally Posted by jon-w9
Change your deoderant to one that does not contain aluminum, or a derivative of.
Apparently clear deoderants cause yellowing more than regular deodorants.
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Originally Posted by Groucho
Learn to aim when you pee.




sorry.... sometimes it just stretchs all the way up there...
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Old 01-05-05, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by raven56706
I was wondering.

My first undershirt has its first stain of yellow in the armpit area.

How do you take that stain off?

like first undershirt ever? probably time to chuck it
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Old 01-05-05, 10:51 AM
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Dude, get new ones.
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i know but still...... wanted to see how i can last for any other ones or if my deoderant was the problem
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Originally Posted by raven56706
i know but still...... wanted to see how i can last for any other ones or if my deoderant was the problem
seriously, how long have you had it?
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Dude, it's just an undershirt. They're like a buck a piece. Get a new one if it bothers you. Plus, you wear it under other shirts, so who would see it? And if you're only wearing an undershirt with nothing over it, we need to have a conversation.
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Originally Posted by VinVega
And if you're only wearing an undershirt with nothing over it, we need to have a conversation.
But if you have a pack of cigarettes rolled into one sleeve, it's ok.
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Originally Posted by Geofferson
But if you have a pack of cigarettes rolled into one sleeve, it's ok.
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In addition to how do you get the yellow out...

I have some (actually wearing one right now) that is yellow and hard in the arm pit...

How do you get the hardness out?

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Perspiration, Antiperspirant and Deodorant Stains


Perspiration odor, antiperspirants and deodorants stains may be prevented or lessened by promptly applying a solution of 1 tablespoon ammonia and 1/2 cup water, as soon as the garment is taken off. Rinse thoroughly. Once rinsed, it will not harm cotton or cotton blend materials to dry before laundering.

Follow these procedures for non-washable fabrics and for washable fabrics before laundering.

With an absorbent pad apply a solution of 1/2-tsp. mild dish detergent, a few drops of household ammonia and 1/2 cup water. Press the stain every 5 minutes with an absorbent pad moistened in this solution. Flush with water.

Continue stain removal if necessary with a solution of 1/2-tsp. mild dish detergent, a few drops of white vinegar and 1/2 cup water. Press the stain with this solution every 5 minutes with an absorbent pad. Flush again with water and blot.

If the stain remains, apply rubbing alcohol on an absorbent pad. Change the pad as the stain is picked up.

If necessary, bleach to remove the final traces of the stain with a solution of 1-tsp. chlorine bleach mixed with 1 tbsp. water. Apply the bleach solution with an eye dropper. Do not allow bleach to remain more than two minutes on the fabric. Flush with water after every bleach application. Apply a vinegar solution consisting of 1/3 cup white vinegar and 2/3 cup water to remove the excess chlorine. Then flush with water. Do not use the enzyme solution or the bleach solution on wool, silk or spandex.

Before any stain removal process is started, you must remember that every stain removal method is not suitable for every fabric. Be sure to test each stain removal product in an inconspicuous spot such as a seam allowance.
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Wow.. That's a lot of work..

I'm just gonna buy new tshirts..
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You ever go to rub one out, and then you need something handy so you grab an undershirt out of the hamper? No?.........Yeah, me neither!
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blood will cover that yellow up real nice
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Old 01-07-05, 01:32 AM
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Originally Posted by tbird2340
In addition to how do you get the yellow out...

I have some (actually wearing one right now) that is yellow and hard in the arm pit...

How do you get the hardness out?

I'm already :: in anticipation of the responses you'll get, but in the meantime, I think this is TMI...
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I'll tell you if you tell me how to fade some REALLY black jeans. These damn things are TOO black and no matter how many times I wash them, they dont fade!
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