A fruitfull evening

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Tue Apr 12 19:05:40 CDT 2016

> On Apr 12, 2016, at 6:24 PM, dwight <dkelvey at hotmail.com> wrote:
> WD-40 is not a lubricant or a solvent, although it can work as one
> at times, but only for a short time.
> When it dries it leaves behind a waxy substance, also no a lubricant.
> It is a water dispersant used to get condensation out of an ignition
> system.

I suppose it might do that, but that's not its main purpose.  Its main purpose is to loosen rusted and otherwise stuck fasteners and shafts.

> It isn't a particularly good rust protector either. I've seen cases
> were it actually causes rust corrosion.
> Please don't put it on your teletype unless you intend to immediately
> rinse it off with solvent.



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