I've never personally seen chrome deteriorate if stored in a reasonably dry indoor environment protected from wide temperature variations. Good chrome at any rate would last I'd expect centuries probably under those storage conditions.
Kurt Sperry Bellingham WA
On 1/16/06, brian <email@example.com> wrote:
> I have been investigating solutions to protect chromed components and
> frames while stored. Is cosmoline the best solution and is it good for
> stablilizing a bike to be stored that already has some rust and flaking
> chrome or will it just seal in the moisture?? any alternative solutions ? I
> found that Cosmoline will cost about $85 for 5 quarts. Brian Blum in