[Cortina-list] Penetrating oils
sherbeck at doitnow.com
Thu Dec 20 02:52:46 UTC 2012
Coke works good, another acid that is good with rust is oxalic acid,
available as Zud cleanser or Bar Keepers Friend.
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From: "John Miller" <jem at milleredp.com>
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> On 12/18/2012 4:25 PM, PHILIP MOLLISON wrote:
>> Do you sniff or drink the COKE ????
> Well, considering that it's the phosphoric acid in the beverage that does
> the work, sniffing might be a bad idea.
> I remember my junior-high geometry teacher (yes, really, I do...) telling
> us about plumbers using Coke to loosen rusted pipe joints.
> But while it'll soften whatever rust it can get to, it's not much of a
> penetrant or lubricant.
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