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Old 05-03-14, 11:18 AM   #21
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We use AC-90, seems pretty good stuff and the TF-90 cleaner is fantastic! makes cleaning up parts so much easier!

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Old 05-03-14, 11:30 AM   #22
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AC-90, like PX-24 and WD40, is a water dispersant. None of them are designed to be penetrating oils, although all will work to some extent due to the solvent/oil/wax make-up. We use gallons of PX-24 to protect aircraft from the environment.

As mentioned 2 years ago, the scientifically proven best penetrating oil, is home made and very cheap: 50/50% cellulose thinners (acetone) and ATF.

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Old 05-03-14, 12:23 PM   #23
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well I yous pocket rocket I find it the best and recommend it
I've got some "pocket rocket" not sure of it's potential yet but what I do know is that it's mega explosive.
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Mega expensive?

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An effective penetrating oil can be made using a 50/50 mix of Acetone & ATF
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Old 05-03-14, 01:47 PM   #26
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I've tried many penetrating oils and don't really notice the difference in them all. The only one that has stood out for me is iinox, seems to really get in there. Will try making some home brew as suggested and see how it goes.
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An effective penetrating oil can be made using a 50/50 mix of Acetone & ATF
See post #7, #9 and #22 above...
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AC-90, like PX-24 and WD40, is a water dispersant. None of them are designed to be penetrating oils, although all will work to some extent due to the solvent/oil/wax make-up. We use gallons of PX-24 to protect aircraft from the environment.

As mentioned 2 years ago, the scientifically proven best penetrating oil, is home made and very cheap: 50/50% cellulose thinners (acetone) and ATF.

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Our AC-90 is provided by the company a friend works for so it'll do

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Old 25-03-14, 01:39 AM   #30
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The only thing i have ever found WD40 good for is to spray on engine covers when we do a service and wipe the dust off it leaves them shiny and looks good as a finishing touch to the job.
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