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#710698 - 19th Jul 2012 7:08pm Uses for WD40........unbelievable !!
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Protects silver from tarnishing

Cleans and lubricates guitar strings

Gets oil spots off concrete driveways

Gives floors that 'just-waxed' sheen without making it slippery

Keeps flies off cows

Restores and cleans chalkboards

Removes lipstick stains

Loosens stubborn zippers

Untangles jewelry chains

Removes stains from stainless steel sinks

Removes dirt and grime from the barbecue grill

Keeps ceramic/terra cotta garden pots from oxidizing

Removes tomato stains from clothing

Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots

Camouflages scratches in ceramic and marble floors

Keeps scissors working smoothly

Lubricates noisy door hinges on vehicles and doors in homes

Gives a children's play gym slide a shine for a super fast slide

Lubricates gear shift and mower deck lever for ease of handling on riding mowers

Rids rocking chairs and swings of squeaky noises

Lubricates tracks in sticking home windows and makes them easier to open

Spraying an umbrella stem makes it easier to open and close

Restores and cleans padded leather dashboards in vehicles, as well as vinyl bumpers

Restores and cleans roof racks on vehicles

Lubricates and stops squeaks in electric fans

Lubricates wheel sprockets on tricycles, wagons and bicycles for easy handling

Lubricates fan belts on washers and dryers and keeps them running smoothly

Keeps rust from forming on saws and saw blades, and other tools

Removes splattered grease on stove

Keeps bathroom mirror from fogging

Lubricates prosthetic limbs

Keeps pigeons off the balcony (they hate the smell)

Removes all traces of duct tape

I have even heard of folks spraying it on their arms, hands, knees, etc., to relieve arthritis pain.

One fellow claims spraying it on fishing lures attracts fish.

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#710702 - 19th Jul 2012 7:16pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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Yes, amazing stuff.I remember a number of years ago they asked folk to let them know of the unusual uses WD40 had been put to and it seemed that everybody reached for it for anything and everything.Not sure about using for relieving pain though.

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#710705 - 19th Jul 2012 7:44pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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So get down to the WD40 emporium today for all your WD40 needs!

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#710706 - 19th Jul 2012 7:44pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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Don't understand how half of these uses got discovered....why would anyone think of trying WD40 for some of these things.....madness smile

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#710710 - 19th Jul 2012 7:47pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Salmon]
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I've just found out it restores world peace, makes me look like pearce brosnan and is a quick and healthy snack at breakfast.

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#710721 - 19th Jul 2012 8:24pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: yewgarth]
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Loc: Dorset
I'm confused as to how it can "make a child's slide more slippery" but " Shine a floor WITHOUT making it slippery". Not sure I'd rush to try that one smile

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#710725 - 19th Jul 2012 8:34pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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#710751 - 19th Jul 2012 10:09pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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Originally Posted By: Sneezy

Keeps flies off cows


Awesome

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#710755 - 19th Jul 2012 10:29pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: yewgarth]
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Registered: 17th Jun 2012
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Loc: Wallasey
Originally Posted By: yewgarth
I've just found out it restores world peace, makes me look like pearce brosnan and is a quick and healthy snack at breakfast.


Hahahahahaha! raftl Love it.

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#710761 - 19th Jul 2012 10:33pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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Loc: Wallasey
"Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots"

I'm just going to try this on my shower screen now. It better work!

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#710766 - 19th Jul 2012 10:41pm Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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Registered: 3rd Jul 2012
Posts: 69
Loc: Wirral
Originally Posted By: Sneezy
Don't understand how half of these uses got discovered....why would anyone think of trying WD40 for some of these things.....madness smile



This was mentioned on a Tv programme during the scientific process of making this wd 40, 39 processes were experimented on and finally the inventor succeded on the 40th and thats how it came to be called wd 40. Water Displacement.

A very usefull product.

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#710796 - 20th Jul 2012 7:21am Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Sneezy]
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Loc: Wallasey
Originally Posted By: Sneezy

I have even heard of folks spraying it on their arms, hands, knees, etc., to relieve arthritis pain.




Obviously a tip donated by the Tin Man from the wizard of oz. Tips from the stars! smirk


Edited by MerseyMan (20th Jul 2012 7:22am)

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#711501 - 23rd Jul 2012 10:17am Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Zubee]
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Registered: 17th Jun 2012
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Loc: Wallasey
Originally Posted By: Zubee
"Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots"

I'm just going to try this on my shower screen now. It better work!


This wasn't a great tip ........... noonoo

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#711505 - 23rd Jul 2012 10:24am Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: Zubee]
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Originally Posted By: Zubee
Originally Posted By: Zubee
"Keeps glass shower doors free of water spots"

I'm just going to try this on my shower screen now. It better work!


This wasn't a great tip ........... noonoo


LOL!

Good luck trying to get that stuff off raftl
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#711506 - 23rd Jul 2012 10:30am Re: Uses for WD40........unbelievable !! [Re: _Ste_]
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Loc: Wallasey
Fairy liquid & hot water, no problem. She says hopefully! pray

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