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Old 05-15-2012, 09:45 AM   #8
supershaft
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Originally Posted by datchew View Post
AW is right about cosmoline, and it's time proven. As in - proven to work for over 50+ years.

But isn't it NLA because it's a carcinogen or something? That's only hearsay, but it's the only say that i've heard lately.

short of that... wipe it all down in grease and wrap it in plastic.
I uncrated a lot of WWII aircraft engine parts in the late eighties and early nineties. Cosmoline is definitely hit and miss protection wise. Some of the parts held up like new and some of it had corroded badly. Close to 50/50 in my experience. You can't say they didn't try. They don't pack stuff like that anymore.
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