Re: [CR]Protecting Chrome short and long term


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Date: Mon, 16 Jan 2006 16:36:51 -0800
From: Kurt Sperry <haxixe@gmail.com>
To: brian <bbspokes@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Protecting Chrome short and long term
In-Reply-To: <20060117000344.25742.qmail@web33502.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
References: <20060117000344.25742.qmail@web33502.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
cc: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

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 <bbspokes@yahoo.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
> Berkeley
>
>

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