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Old 02-23-2011, 12:23 AM   #31
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Well here is the XF-7 knife. Not fairing so well....

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And WD-40, please step up to the mic....

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Well, I guess it's time for the star of the show to hit center stage.... Just the very bare amount of rust starting to show on the spine of the knife. Scrapes away with a fingernail...

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Well, I know what new product I'll be buying. Thanks for an excellent real world test JD.

Continue or not, I think the point is made.

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I'm honestly amazed at how well the Fluid Film has stood up to this torture test. WD40 was no real surprise, the XF7 was a letdown, I expected more. Thanks for the time and effort that went into this JD, it is a real eye opener.

FWIW, I see no need to go another week. We have a pretty clear conclusion here.

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Awesome scientific test.
Thanks JD, I think we have a clear winner

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Great test, JD.

What do they look like under the rust, I wonder?

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Man, I am so sorry about not replying to this sooner. I've been backed up between trade shows and a much needed vacation.

JD, check your PM's. I'd be more than happy to send a shirt and hat your way for your efforts. Awesome test!

One of our distributors is willing to offer 15% off on all orders for member of this forum. Just enter 'eureka' in the coupon code section of his website on checkout: Kellsport Prouducts proudly presents Eureka Fluid Film.

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I realize it is too late to add another protectant to the experiment, but have any of you used Boeshield T-9?Boeshield T-9® | Corrosion Protection and Waterproof Lubrication It was developed by Boeing Company to protect aircraft parts in their Seattle facility from the corrosive sea air. It is sort of waxy after it has been applied if not wiped off but it works like an easy-to-remove Cosmoline in my experience. I cover most everything in it out in my sheds and it does work. Expensive, but it does work.

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I realize it is too late to add another protectant to the experiment, but have any of you used Boeshield T-9?Boeshield T-9® | Corrosion Protection and Waterproof Lubrication It was developed by Boeing Company to protect aircraft parts in their Seattle facility from the corrosive sea air. It is sort of waxy after it has been applied if not wiped off but it works like an easy-to-remove Cosmoline in my experience. I cover most everything in it out in my sheds and it does work. Expensive, but it does work.
Sounds interesting. I may order some.
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