[rescue] Rubber rot?

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Sat Sep 23 23:52:28 CDT 2006

James Fogg wrote:
> If you have rubber that hasn't gone too far to rot you can preserve it
> and even reverse the damage a bit with silicone oil. Your best and
> cheapest source for silicone oil is DOT-5 brake fluid. Make sure it's
> type DOT-5, other versions may damage rubber over time.
> A lesser alternative is something like Armor-all, which contains
> silicone oil. They also contain lots of other things that might not be
> good for the rubber (it's meant for vinyl).

You can buy aerosol silicone spray at any auto parts store.

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