43 uses for WD-40

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What Is The Main Ingredient of WD-40? 
Before you read to the end, does anybody know what the main ingredient of WD-40? 
No Cheating….. 
WD-40 ~      Who knew! 
I had a neighbor who bought a new pickup. 
I got up very early one Sunday morning and saw that someone had spray painted red all around the sides of this beige truck (for some unknown reason). 
I went over, woke him up, and told him the bad news. 
He was very upset and was trying to figure out what to do   ….   probably nothing until Monday morning, since nothing was open. 
Another neighbor came out and told him to get his WD-40 and clean it off. 
It removed the unwanted paint beautifully and did not harm his paint job that was on the truck. I was impressed! 
WD-40 who knew? 
“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. 
They were finally successful for a formulation, with their fortieth attempt, thus  WD-40.  The ‘Convair Company’ bought it in bulk to protect their atlas   missile parts. 
Ken East (one of the original founders) says there is nothing in WD-40 that would hurt you. 
When you read the ‘shower door’ part, try it.   It’s the first thing that has ever cleaned that spotty shower door.  If yours is plastic, it works just as well as on glass.  It’s a miracle! 
Then try it on your stove-top. 
It’s now  shinier than it’s ever been. 
You’ll be amazed. 
WD-40 Uses: 
1.      Protects silver from tarnishing. 
2.      Removes road tar and grime from cars. 
3.      Cleans and lubricates guitar strings. 
4.     Gives floor that ‘just-waxed’ sheen without making them slippery. 
5.     Keeps the flies off of Cows, Horses, and other Farm Critters, as well. (Ya gotta love this one!!!) 
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/terracotta 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 both home and vehicles doors. 
18.    It removes that nasty tar and scuff marks from the kitchen 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.    Remove those nasty bug guts that will eat away the finish on your car if not removed quickly! 
20. Gives a children’s playground gym  slide a shine for a super fast slide. 
21. Lubricates gearshift and mower deck lever for ease of handling on riding mowers. 
22. Rids kids rocking chair 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 grease splatters from stove-tops. 
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 , it 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. It is great for removing crayon from walls. Spray it on the marks 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 spray it inside a wet distributor cap, it will displace the moisture, allowing the engine to start. 
P.S. 
As for that Basic, Main Ingredient……. 
Well…. it’s FISH OIL…. 
Now This Is Definitely Worth SHARING!! 
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About Dick and Danna

OUR BUCKET LIST: 1950 First kid in the area with a portable radio on my bike when I was in grade school........... 1951 Built a 5 watt radio transmitter when I was in high school and went on the radio from home. Not the most legal thing to do. Built a PA system from scratch also........... 1951-1954 Learned to play Steel Guitar. Played many shows of country music on 6 different radio stations with different groups in Western Pennsylvania........... 1954 Married Danna Lewis at when she was 15 years old........... 1960 Got into Citizen Band Radio. Danna and I were two of the original founders of CB Rangers CB club in Butler. We published a call book of all of the CBers in the Tri-State area............ 1969 Danna and I were two of the original founders of the Tri-State Country Music Association. I wrote a column for their newspaper every month........... 1960 We went to Nashville. Met Ralph Emery of WSM radio and Archie Campbell, a Hee Haw TV Entertainer. Had coffee with them at Linbaugh’s Restaurant in Nashville. Archie bought the coffee........... 1965 We developed a successful network marketing business. In later years developed a few others. Greatest training on attitudes and success........... 1968 Had a Built an outdoor stage. Had a country music jam session on our lawn at home with around 500 musicians and their family from 5 different states........... 1969 Played music on the staff band of the WWVA Jamboree and backed up all of the entertainers in front of thousands of people for 4 months. WWVA was second largest country music show at that time next to WSM Grand Old Opry........... 1984 Danna started her own typesetting business in her home. Danna Vernon Graphics had customers in 3 counties. Very successful. She taught herself how to run the typesetter machine. It was a photo typesetter. She also did layout work for printers........... 1988 I taught the secretaries at Butler hospital how to use word processing and computers, but I never had any schooling or education on it. I also did some computer programming. Before this I ran the printing operation at the hospital........... 1989 I quit a good computer job and Danna and I bought a printing franchise, Minuteman Press in Butler PA. Operated it for 5 years............ 1994 We bought a motor home. went to Florida. Spent 9 years going to Florida for 6 months every year and back to Pennsylvania for 6 months............ 1995 We played music with “Spur of the Moment” band in Florida........... 2001 Never knew my dad. Met him in 2001 and Danna and I spent a wonderful 5 years together before he passed away. Went on a wonderful 2 weeks tour of Europe (5 countries) with him. He lived in Bradenton Florida........... 2002 Danna started singing and ended up running the Suncoast Jamboree in Florida, She had her own band and scheduled everything. She sang and emcee’d the show. Played many of the RV parks in the area........... 2004 Started a recording studio in Pa and FL. Danna recorded numerous CD’s........... 2007 Since I was a little kid, I have always wanted to wear the spots off a deck of cards. I finally accomplished it this year. Threw the deck away........... 2010 We started and played in various Gospel Music Groups. Country Transition, Good News Country Gospel. Played churches all over Western Pennsylvania........... 2010 We played music on television shows on WHCU-TV Kittanning........... 2010-2014 Danna and I did a 30 minute interview talk show, Danna’s Radio Diner, on WTYM & WAVL radio. Over 30,000 hits from over 100 countries on our website as of June 2017. Still get many hits every day........... 2010 Danna and I were on TV participating in Family Life TV WHKU helping their Christmas Auction on television........... 2011 Danna and I both read our first commercial to be broadcast on WTYM radio. Also I wrote a radio promo and a short radio script........... 2012 Operated a TV camera on a live TV show on WKHU-TV........... 2013 Produced an hour TV show – Armstrong Trails on WKHU-TV Kittanning, PA. Produced a monthly live country music dinner show with various bands at WTYM radio........... 2014 We went on a country music cruise and interviewed 12 top county music TV stars for our radio show........... 2014 Rode for an hour in the cab beside the engineer of a locomotive on Kiski Jct. railroad. Broadcast it on one of our radio shows........... 2014 Played Steel for Nashvile recording star Teea Goans when they came to Kittanning on WKHU-TH and WTYM Radio. Also in 2013 backed up Joann Cash (Johnny Cash sister)........... 2015 Started Danna’s Internet Café, an internet radio show. Also shows were run on WXED-FM 107.3 and WFSN-FM 96.7. for a year and a half........... 2016 I bought a Uke Bass and learned to play it. Played a jam session a week later. Sounds like a big upright bass.
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