cosmoline


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cosmoline

(ˈkɒzməlaɪn)
n
(Chemistry) a substance obtained from petroleum that is similar to petrolatum and is applied to machinery, esp vehicles or weapons, in order to prevent rust
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Finally got an M-1 carbine, cosmoline and all [cosmoline is a thick brownish goop smeared on metal items before shipping, to prevent rust].
Whether you just need to clean up a couple of greasy parts or need to soak years of old Cosmoline and dirt from a military relic of the 19th century, this little degreaser is a handy addition to your shop.
What we paid back then I cannot say, but I do remember we had great fun removing all the cosmoline from the pair while watching a "Magnum PI" rerun.
Since I wanted to clean all the old cosmoline off, this seemed a perfect test for Aqua Clean.
Demco's interests include ownership of Cosmoline, a telco in Greece, said The Irish Times.
When you do get the cosmoline off it, you haven't an engine until 2 months have gone by.
Before that, he held managerial positions in leading Greek companies like Vodafone, Unifon, CosmoLine and Q-Telecom.
Available in spray cans or liquid containers, this cleanser effectively removes glue, marker, ink, tar, pitch, grease, cosmoline and a wide variety of other stubborn soils, the company says, and it is an alternative to acetone, mineral spirits and other hazardous chemicals.
The members of WiSOA include: Austar, Max Telecom, Nextwave Wireless, Unwired, UK Broadband, Yozan, Irish Broadband, Telecom New Zealand, Woosh Wireless, Nomad, Liberty Global, WiMAX Telecom and Cosmoline.
The armorers of the 21st Pursuit were boiling off the thick Cosmoline in which the .
Cosmoline, the old standard from Brownells, is a serious rust-prevention option.