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Fw: [TowerTalk] DMSO in WD-40 (NOT)

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Subject: Fw: [TowerTalk] DMSO in WD-40 (NOT)
From: Robert Harris" < (Robert Harris)
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 1999 13:08:40 -0800
It does say "Lubricates" on the back of the can I have and also makes that
statement on first page of their website.
Just some observations you might or might not be interested in.
Bob Harris

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Coleman AA4LR <>
To: Pete Smith <>; <>
Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 1999 8:46 AM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] DMSO in WD-40 (NOT)

> On 12/8/99 9:54, Pete Smith at wrote:
> >This is a total red herring.  WD-40 is compounded of highly-volatile
> >petroleum distillates.
> The key word is "highly-volatile". That means that it is GONE in a matter
> of days and any lubricating properties with it.
> WD-40 is good for loosening stuck hardware and other such temporary
> lubrication needs. It is not a long-term lubricant. In fact, the can
> doesn't have the word "lubricant" anywhere on it.
> Try this experiment: Find a squeeky door hinge in your house. Use WD-40
> on it. It will stop squeeking. Keep a record of how long it takes for the
> squeek to come back. Try again with LPS 2.
> Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail:
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