Posts Tagged 'WD40'

When Should I Not Use WD-40?

What!? Sometimes, I should NOT use WD-40? Every DIY “expert” knows that WD-40 and duct tape will “fix” everything. However, it seems that there are some situations when WD-40 is not the best tool. The main problem seems to be that it is not a proper lubricant, even though it contains mineral oil.

Read the entire LifeHacker article HERE


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Heresy! Popular Mechanics Says That WD40 Is Not ‘All That’

Popular Mechanics reports –

Conventional wisdom credits WD-40 with thousands of uses as a penetrating oil and lubricant. But is that really the case? We put the red-capped classic to the test in five common tasks to see how it held up against other lubes—and now think twice about our WD-40 overuse.

They found WD40 to be a good all-around lube, but it was soundly beaten in specific tasks.

Go to the results.


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