Can candle wax loosen rusty nuts?

Project Farm wanted to test if candle wax could be used as a penetrating lubricant to loosen rusty nuts, so he put together a pretty comprehensive set of experiments. His findings – candle wax applied to a hot nut doesn’t do a thing to help loosen it. The wax doesn’t penetrate the fitting.

His recommendation – Seafoam Deep Creep, actually does do the job.


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