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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Its teakwood stock and a thin film of Cosmoline on the metal parts protect it pretty well from bad weather.
I did notice that What-A-Country has surplus Yugo ones in cosmoline on sale.
These characteristics make VpCI-391 an excellent alternative to applying traditional thick heavy waxy or greasy products like Cosmoline or Tectyl, which are messy to use, difficult to remove, and do not leave a clean appearance, it added.
One of our duties there was to clean WWI [Lee-]Enfield rifles, which had been preserved in cosmoline, a very thick grease.
That stuff will remove Cosmoline! Now a couple of comments: The Gunny proved the adage, "Necessity is the mother of invention." He was practical and prudent, likely using Dexron, motor oil, lithium and power steering fluid.
Disassembly showed pockets of rust under the wood and other areas still protected by dried up old cosmoline. I have a protocol for removing rust, and it does not affect existing finish.
Demco's interests include ownership of Cosmoline, a telco in Greece, said The Irish Times.
Everything is filled up full of cosmoline, and then they load these boats until they have enough for a convoy.
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 .50 caliber guns had been packed, then installing the guns in the wings and boresighting them.