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Offline olev

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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #15 on: 05.11. 2014 11:33 »
Good on ya Gav,
Now we know it works.
You're worth breeding orf.
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #16 on: 27.11. 2014 12:11 »
This was recently printed in our club mag. I think the original test comes from the UK.
Its a test of penetrating oils. I only know of WD-40.
The list shows the oils and torque needed to loosen a "scientifically rusted nut"
The ATF/Acetone is a homemade 50/50 mix of automatic transmission oil and acetone.

No Oil..........................516 lbs
WD-40........................238 lbs
PB Blaster...................214 lbs
Liquid Wrench.............127 lbs
Kano Kroil...................106 lbs
ATF/Acetone...............53 lbs

If there is anyone out there with rusted nuts perhaps they can let us know if the acetone mix is better than a cold chisel and lump hammer??
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #18 on: 27.11. 2014 13:41 »
I remember that as well , grey/blue label and a long nozzle for getting the stuff on the bit ,worked well wonder what the health and safety bunch have mede ,em remove ? BobH.
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #19 on: 27.11. 2014 15:02 »
Those are current adverts Bob
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #20 on: 27.11. 2014 16:11 »
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #21 on: 27.11. 2014 16:42 »
Thanks Bill, but I had sussed that ,i was simply reminising plus i still expect they've had to change something  in it ! cheers Bob
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #22 on: 27.11. 2014 17:34 »
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,i was simply reminising plus

that's a gas (slipping into 60s talk)  ;)
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #23 on: 27.11. 2014 18:03 »
HI All,
I was sent this advertisement the other day,
I dont know if its genuine or a spoof ?????

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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #24 on: 27.11. 2014 18:47 »
I recently came across the 'Toolstation' range of aerosols....the penetrating fluid works well and they also do chain lube, white grease, protective wax, silicon etc....and all very cheap!

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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #25 on: 27.11. 2014 19:30 »
I think WD40 has been used on joints to ease pain, that is elbow and knee type joints.  Not something I'd do but……………….!
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #26 on: 07.12. 2014 09:27 »

 I followed this from the start, but refrained from comment- but took all on board and immediately applied it to practice.....I've had a pipe cutter that sat for a while unused in dampish conditions, and when i needed it the cutter wheel was totally seized -lucky the other two rollers were ok after some work.....that was at least a few years ago...was on a job at the time and a guy had a product I can't remember the name of but swore it was the ducks nuts only thing I could find that it may have been was   'Yield' - no go, now I'm swearing back at him 40 bucks a can f*** off, so Tried Olevs idea and the other day pulled it out of the soak.......voila !!!!!. I'll be using that again...still needed a bit of work but not much
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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #27 on: 07.12. 2014 13:01 »
I saw this comparison a year or two ago and tried to test it at work. We couldn't get the acetone and ATF to mix. I agree with the test results, after trying most of these products over the years. Liquid Wrench a little better than worthless, PB Blaster much better, Kroil the best I and my co-workers have found. Not always easy to find and expensive, but worth it IMO. What's the trick to getting the ATF/acetone to mix?

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Re: A penetrating review
« Reply #28 on: 07.12. 2014 15:02 »
I just went out the garage for a try and it mixed up fine.
Maybe you can try a different kind of ATF. (or Aceton) ;-)
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