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HOAX! Surely? :o
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It sure made me snigger. :HaHa:
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It's B***s** , I've tried it, doesn't work. :#:
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Stings like hell, too!
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Years ago I got some wd40 in one of my eyes, and I was genuinely convinced that my eye felt loser :HaHa: I still laugh when I remember telling that to my dad and couldn’t understand why he was laughing so much.
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Looser sorry.
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Some REAL uses for WD40 and a few DON'T USE ON

Use WD-40 To:

1. Lube a shovel. Spray WD-40 on a shovel, spading fork, hoe or garden trowel. The soil slides right off—especially helpful when digging in clay.

2. Clean tile. The spray removes spilled mascara, nail polish, paint and scuff marks from tile floors, and also help you wipe away grime from the grout lines. Clean up with soapy water.

3. Scrub stains from stainless steel sinks.

4. Unstick gum. A squirt makes it easier to pull gum out of carpet and even hair. It's better than cutting out the gum and leaving patchy carpet or a bad haircut.

5. Soften leather. Oil can help break in a stiff leather tool belt.

6. Free stuck LEGOs. Your kids will thank you.

7. Erase crayon. When crayon ends up on toys, flooring, furniture, painted walls, wallpaper, windows, doors, and television screens. Spray on WD-40 and wipe it off.

8. Prevent flowerpots from sticking when stacked together.

9. Get rid of rust. Spray and rub away rust from circular saw and hacksaw blades. It can also clean blades of tar and other gunk.

10. Remove goo. Unstick gooey residue from price tags, duct tape, and stickers.

But Don't Spray It On:

1. Door hinges. Sure, WD-40 will stop the squeaking, but it also attracts dust and dirt. Over time, you'll end up with ugly black streaks on your hinges.

2. Bike chains. WD-40 can cause dirt and dust to stick to a chain. Use bike-specific lubricants, which typically contain Teflon.

3. Paintball guns. WD-40 can melt the seals in the guns.

4. Locks. The spray can prematurely wear down the internal mechanisms, especially in the pin tumbler locks, in door locks and padlocks. Go for graphite powder.

5. iPods and iPads. WD-40 won't repair the Home button on these devices. In fact, the spray can cause the plastic to break down on the cover, and if some gets inside the electronics, it can damage plastic parts inside.
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And don't forget the amazing cleaning power of good old ladies hairspray too! God knows what it does to their hair.

I've used it so far for ink pen leaking in daughter's pocket all over her i-phone. Lifted ink off instantly with one spray and wipe.
Ink on my wife's coat, lifted ink of the fabric leaving no stains...
Sticky glue off PVC door where birthday signs were stuck on my front door.
Black marks and scuffs off any surface. It's truly good stuff.
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Good advice – do not spray WD-40 on locks.

So many of our customers come into the shop holding a faulty lock or euro-cylinder saying that they’ve sprayed it with the stuff and it still won’t work. !PUZZLED! The stuff isn’t a lubricant and will not magically repair worn lock components or compensate for a badly cut duplicate key.

These days WD-40 is treated like patented cure-all snake oil of the old west -cures everything from gout to gunshot wounds!
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