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Sticking zippers...

The zippers on a pair of my riding boots were VERY stiff the other day, so I sprayed some WD40 onto them, ran the zip UP and DOWN a few times....

EASY now!

ANOTHER "win" for the WD40 Kid...!


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The zippers on a pair of my riding boots were VERY stiff the other day, so I sprayed some WD40 onto them, ran the zip UP and DOWN a few times....

EASY now!

ANOTHER "win" for the WD40 Kid...!

You should approach WD-40 and see if you could get some advertising money coming your way
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I hear it's also good for preserving the soles
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Hey Eddie

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I was thinking that making a list of thing that don't require WD-40 might be way less work than the other way around



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"I was thinking that making a list of thing that don't require WD-40 might be way less work than the other way around"
When I read this I thought "wow, that is a great idea". But then I could not think of a single thing for the list.
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I was thinking that making a list of thing that don't require WD-40 might be way less work than the other way around



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"I was thinking that making a list of thing that don't require WD-40 might be way less work than the other way around"
When I read this I thought "wow, that is a great idea". But then I could not think of a single thing for the list.
WD40 does NOT work well in martinis, EVEN if you make 'em w/ vodka...!

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I imagine if there is ever a sequel to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" and you have anything even remotely to do with it Windex would be replaced with WD-40. I'll bet WD-40 is even more versatile than Windex too.

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Another good zipper lube is candle wax: rub candle along zipper, both sides. Whether candle is lit or not is optional.
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WD40 solvents dry out reflective wheel rim stickers when cleaning wheels with WD40. I guess a rag with soap and water will work though.

And solvents do temporarily work in many areas, but they eventually dry out. Weren't you trying to desperately sell some rough looking boots recently? It's just a thought. ymmv.
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Another good zipper lube is candle wax: rub candle along zipper, both sides. Whether candle is lit or not is optional.

Geese I would think the lit version would encourage speeding up the process so you spend more time riding then fooling around worrying about some dumb zipper
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WD40 solvents dry out reflective wheel rim stickers when cleaning wheels with WD40....
Not on my '08, not over the last 7.5 years....

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...Weren't you trying to desperately sell some rough looking boots recently?...
Those boots were nearly new, just soiled because they are white.

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"I was thinking that making a list of thing that don't require WD-40 might be way less work than the other way around"
When I read this I thought "wow, that is a great idea". But then I could not think of a single thing for the list.

Extra Brownie points coming to a town near you
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I saw 2 videos of guys using WD 40 to lube a shop-vac and a document shredder. KA - BOOM!!!
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I saw 2 videos of guys using WD 40 to lube a shop-vac and a document shredder. KA - BOOM!!!
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