WD-40, Uses You'd Never Thought Of!

Español: Envase de lubricante WD-40 de 155g.
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     '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.
    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, especially when you read what the main ingredient of WD-40 is. 

                      WD-40 uses: 
   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.
   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.
   32.   Keeps bathroom mirror from fogging.
   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 FISH OIL.

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