Subject: WD-40

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  1. Revmitchell

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    What is the main ingredient of WD-40 ?? Before you read to the end,
    does anybody know what the main ingredient of WD-40 is?

    Who knew; I had a neighbor who bought a new pickup. I got up very
    early one Sunday morning and saw that someone had spray painted red
    all around the sides of this beige truck (for some unknown reason). I
    went over, woke him up, and told him the bad news. He was very upset
    and was trying to figure out what to do.... Probably nothing until
    Monday morning, since nothing was open. Another neighbor came out and
    told him to get his WD-40 and clean it off. It removed the unwanted
    paint beautifully and did not harm his paint job that was on the
    truck. I'm impressed!
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    WD-40 who knew? 'Water Displacement #40'. The product began from a
    search for a rust preventative solvent and degreaser to protect
    missile parts. WD-40 was created in 1953 by three technicians at the
    San Diego Rocket Chemical Company. Its name comes from the project
    that was to find a 'water displacement' compound.. They were
    successful with the fortieth formulation, thus WD-40. The Convair
    Company bought it in bulk to protect their atlas missile parts. Ken
    East (one of the original founders) says there is nothing in WD-40
    that would hurt you... When you read the 'shower door' part, try it.
    It's the first thing that has ever cleaned that spotty shower door. If
    yours is plastic, it works just as well as glass. It's a miracle! Then
    try it on your stove top .. Viola! It's now shinier than it's ever
    been. You'll be amazed.
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    WD-40 uses:
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    1. Protects silver from tarnishing.
    2. Removes road tar and grime from cars.
    3. Cleans and lubricates guitar strings.

    4. Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen without making them slippery.
    5. Keeps flies off cows . (I love this one!)
    6. Restores and cleans chalkboards.

    7. Removes lipstick stains.
    8. Loosens stubborn zippers.

    9. Untangles jewelry chains.
    10. Removes stains from stainless steel sinks.

    11. Removes dirt and grime from the barbecue grill.

    12. Keeps ceramic/terra cotta garden pots from oxidizing.
    13. Removes tomato stains from clothing.
    14. Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots .
    15. Camouflages scratches in ceramic and marble floors.
    16. Keeps scissors working smoothly.
    17. Lubricates noisy door hinges on vehicles and doors in homes.
    18. It removes black scuff marks from the kitchen floor! Use WD-40
    for those nasty tar and scuff marks on flooring. It doesn't seem to
    harm the finish and you won't have to scrub nearly as hard to get them
    off. Just remember to open some windows if you have a lot of marks.
    19. Bug guts will eat away the finish on your car if not removed
    quickly! Use WD-40!
    20. Gives a children's playground gym slide a shine for a super fast slide.
    21. Lubricates gear shift and mower deck lever for ease of handling
    on riding mowers...
    22. Rids kids rocking chairs and swings of squeaky noises.
    23. Lubricates tracks in sticking home windows and makes them easier to open..
    24. Spraying an umbrella stem makes it easier to open and close.
    25. Restores and cleans padded leather dashboards in vehicles, as
    well as vinyl bumpers.
    26. Restores and cleans roof racks on vehicles.
    27. Lubricates and stops squeaks in electric fans
    28. Lubricates wheel sprockets on tricycles, wagons, and bicycles for
    easy handling.
    29. Lubricates fan belts on washers and dryers and keeps them running
    smoothly.
    30. Keeps rust from forming on saws and saw blades, and other tools.
    31. Removes splattered grease on stove.

    33. Lubricates prosthetic limbs.
    34. Keeps pigeons off the balcony (they hate the smell).?
    35. Removes all traces of duct tape.
    36. Folks even spray it on their arms, hands, and knees to relieve
    arthritis pain.
    37. Florida 's favorite use is: 'cleans and removes love bugs from
    grills and bumpers.'
    38. The favorite use in the state of New York , WD-40 protects the
    Statue of Liberty from the elements.
    39. WD-40 attracts fish. Spray a little on live bait or lures and you
    will be catching the big one in no time. Also, it's a lot cheaper than
    the chemical attractants that are made for just that purpose. Keep in
    mind though, using some chemical laced baits or lures for fishing are
    not allowed in some states.
    40. Use it for fire ant bites. It takes the sting away immediately
    and stops the itch.
    41. WD-40 is great for removing crayon from walls. Spray on the mark
    and wipe with a clean rag.
    42. Also, if you've discovered that your teenage daughter has washed
    and dried a tube of lipstick with a load of laundry, saturate the
    lipstick spots with WD-40 and rewash. Presto! The lipstick is gone!
    43. If you sprayed WD-40 on the distributor cap, it would displace
    the moisture and allow the car to start.

    P.S. The basic ingredient is
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    FISH OIL.
     
  2. Earth Wind and Fire

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    Now here is a harder one for you.

    What kinda meat do they use to make "SPAM"?

    Im thinking my uncles who were butchers would be rolling in their graves if they know my family actually eats & enjoys it.
     
  3. Gina B

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    Nice. I used the rest of mine today on the sliding glass door. Must get more! I've gotta try it on a scuff mark on the tile. I've not been able to get that off and it has been months!
     
  4. mont974x4

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    That's an odd use of spam.
     
  5. Gina B

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    LOL! I wondered what on earth you were talking about, then read that other post!

    I actually read the story of Spam about a year ago and it went into the whole process of the how, when, where, and what, so that one is known to me, though I can say the spam I NORMALLY get contains no meat, it just shows up in my email and never contains any substance. :tongue3:
     
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    Whatever you do, don't use Goo Gone on a car or truck. I ran out of WD 40 and nneded to get bugs off my dad's car. I left it on for 10 minutes and it ruined the paint. I should have read the instructions first. WD 40 would have done the job right but:BangHead:
     
  7. blackbird

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    I like to spray and clean my truck interior with Armour All ------- except -----do not spray Armour All on your vynel seats-------you'll slip and slide all over the vehicle through even the slightest curve!!!:laugh::laugh:
     
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    All the tools you need, a screwdriver, pliers, adjustable wrench, duck tape and WD-40. And a box to store it all in.
     
  9. mont974x4

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    Same thing happens when you use pledge. LOL
     
  10. Melanie

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    I was outback and the car windscreen was clogged with bull dust....did not have much water so I chucked warm white wine.....worked ok but then I had 10 billion flies come onto the windscreen for some sweet white!! Live and lear, live and learn:tongue3::smilewinkgrin:
     
  11. Arbo

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    Tightwad bush pilot's tool kit: stainless .040 wire, aluminum speed tape, wd40, vice grips, and a leatherman tool.

    Simplify man, simplify! :D
     
  12. Arbo

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    Coagulated wd40.
     

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