10296Re: storing a mill
- Jul 2, 2004The military used (and may still use) cosmoline to ensure metal
didn't rust in storage. Also known as Par-al-ketone, it is available
from a number of sources, e.g. Aircraft Spruce. It can be brushed on
or thinned and sprayed, making it reasonably easy to apply. It
doesn't dry for a very long time so minor scratches to the film are
self-healing. The color is medium brown after application.
The down side to it (and there's always a down side)is that it is
hard to remove, much like the original preservative used on the
--- In email@example.com, Matt Bushore <matt@j...> wrote:
> I may be needing to put my mill drill into storage.
> Any suggestions for gunk to spray on it or other storage methods?
> I am in Iowa and it can get pretty humid here during the summer.
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