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Old 06-05-2020, 10:20 PM
Steve9 Steve9 is offline
 
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Default PSA: Boiled Linseed Oil Flammability--It's Real.

Nice YouTube vid, demonstrating the flammability/spontaneous
combustion of BLO-soaked rags.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cw5MqfrxM9g
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Old 06-06-2020, 02:41 PM
epm729 epm729 is offline
 
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That's one of the first lessons I learned in Junior High shop class along with dust explosions. Thanks for posting ,we all need a reminder. Eddie
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Old 06-07-2020, 03:20 PM
SirWilliam SirWilliam is offline
 
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My in-laws had a fire back in February-the workmen had been there earlier in the day finishing the woodwork and left all the rags in a pile in the upstairs hall. Hopefully they will be able to move back in by the end of the year...

Bill
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