Originally Posted by Stressfire
Is oil a bad idea? I don't plan on doing anything with it other than looking and attempting to identify it - certainly not wanting to "bubba" anything. I already told him that I would need pictures at the very least.
I wouldn't do anything until you know just what you have. If this does end up being cleaned a DIY electrolysis tank would be the way to go. Amazing what you can do with a $15 investment.