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Offline PAULRIDES

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Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« on: December 22, 2016, 08:38:33 am »
Duke sent this --- seems too good to be true.


OK guys, we've all had the displeasure of messing around with rusted nuts - sometimes for hours on end.  Your rust-laden frustration days are over because help has finally arrived.  Watch how this guy resolves his rusty nut problem using a couple of very cheap common household items.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/KFdFsfSAuyc?autoplay=1
 
 
 
 
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2016, 01:23:20 pm »
Duke sent this --- seems too good to be true.


OK guys, we've all had the displeasure of messing around with rusted nuts - sometimes for hours on end.  Your rust-laden frustration days are over because help has finally arrived.  Watch how this guy resolves his rusty nut problem using a couple of very cheap common household items.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/KFdFsfSAuyc?autoplay=1

OK...I'll bite.   I'll be waiting for the next stuck nut so I can see if this works.  It'll beat sprinkling penetrating oil like holy water and waiting for deliverance.
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2016, 10:51:01 pm »
Basically, never had too many stuck (rusted) bolts. Used penetrating oil when I did.

Guess a torch works also as breaks the rusted bond.

Seems too good to be true that the candle and lighter would work that fast and question the wax flowing into the threads on a rusted nut.

Would be neat to try  :banghead  :happypep
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2016, 10:14:58 pm »
A guy at a shop I used to work used the candle wax trick on seized a/c lines.
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2016, 09:31:28 am »
Must work then.

Would those A/C lines be rusted? Or some other kind of corrosion?
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2016, 10:04:42 pm »
As I recall it was aluminum and/or steel. But, since I never actually did it myself it's hard to be certain.
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #6 on: December 25, 2016, 02:06:14 am »
Im a PB Blaster guy myself.

But im not opposed to trying something new.

Knew a man in kentucky that swore by using water.

Said all you needed was a little wiggle room and keep it wet.

Seen him do some peculiar things, but they worked.
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #7 on: December 25, 2016, 10:33:10 pm »
More than one way to "skin a cat" as they say.

That sounds horrendous. Do folks skin cats?

Come to think of it -- seen a few strays and have had neighbors that let theirs run free. HMMM
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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2017, 02:45:23 am »
Can't wait to test this method. It would be awesome if this indeed works.

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Re: Too Good to be True ??? How To Get Rusted Nuts Loose
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2017, 08:32:49 am »
I haven't had a chance to try this yet but looking forward to trying it out.
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