WD-40 (again) was Re: A fruitfull evening

Al Kossow aek at bitsavers.org
Wed Apr 13 12:27:29 CDT 2016

On 4/12/16 5:38 PM, js at cimmeri.com wrote:
>> On Apr 12, 2016, at 8:19 PM, drlegendre . <drlegendre at gmail.com> wrote:
>> "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."
> That is *not* the main purpose of WD-40, nor does it even work well for
> that purpose *at all*.    Rather, a penetrating lubricant like PB
> Blaster is for loosening rusted fasteners.
> WD-40 is a very misunderstood -- albeit still very useful -- product.
> - j.

"WD-40 is mostly a mix of baby oil, Vaseline, and the goop inside
homemade lava lamps."



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