Penetrating Oils tested

Randy Grein randygrein at comcast.net
Tue Apr 20 21:13:16 PDT 2010


What a surprise - that a mild acid would reduce stiction, probably by  
eating away at the rust and possibly impacting (pun intended) crystals  
under deformation. Any results with stronger acids?

Randy Grein, WMRRA #141

On Apr 15, 2010, at 5:59 PM, KC Gager wrote:

> White vinegar let it sit for a couple of day work the part your  
> trying to
> get out a little every day yea it sound a little weird but it does  
> work on
> something that is really stuck...
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> So soap and water might work best on aluminum eh?  :)
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> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 3:23 PM, Jim Stewart <js at strappe.com> wrote:
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>> Chris Burgess wrote:
>>
>>> Any indication of what materials where used for the nut/bolt?
>>>
>>>
>> Nope, I haven't seen the article. But since they were "scientifically
>> rusted" I'd guess unplated steel...
>>
>> -js
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