Re: had it with chemical solvents? try an enzyme!
Get a 3"x3" peice of 2x4 and a 1 3/8 forstner or dato drill bit, poke a hole in the peice of 2x4 and you've got a pretty stable base for your bottle of coppermelt. Been there done that, didn't lose quite that much but it still SUCKS
Ignorance can be treated with education, sadly there is no cure for stupidity.