Re: [CR] WD 40 and cleaning solvents


Example: Component Manufacturers

Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 08:54:52 -0800 (PST)
From: Scott Gabriel <slipangle2@yahoo.com>
To: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <4D2DDB99.90100@pacbell.net>
Subject: Re: [CR] WD 40 and cleaning solvents


So true,

I try to use kerosene very sparingly and always outdoors, away from the house. The question remains also, concerning the proper disposal of such liquids. A touchy subject.

Scott Gabriel
Cape Cod


--- On Wed, 1/12/11, Bob Freitas wrote:


> From: Bob Freitas <freitas1@pacbell.net>

\r?\n> Subject: [CR] WD 40 and cleaning solvents

\r?\n> To: "CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

\r?\n> Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 11:49 AM

\r?\n>       Over the years

\r?\n> WD 40 has been changed but is still basically Stoddard

\r?\n> Solvent. 50 years ago it was big stuff but as a Penetrant it

\r?\n> has been superseded by many other products.

\r?\n> Environmental considerations have changed most every item

\r?\n> that we might use to degrease a part. Ultrasonic Cleaners do

\r?\n> a nice job and are available at Harbor Freight for less than

\r?\n> $100. A CR favorite is your Dishwasher but it would take a

\r?\n> very understanding Partner to actually use it for degreasing

\r?\n> old parts.

\r?\n>       I always recommend you think long and

\r?\n> hard before using Flammable chemicals for cleaning as you

\r?\n> are apt to burn down your house or garage.

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\r?\n>     BOB FREITAS

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\r?\n>          MILL VALLEY, CA 

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\r?\n>         Time to call the Battleground