My trusty decades old can of Plus Gas is almost empty. Does anyone know
if the present day stuff is as good as it used to be? I was wondering if
it's still the same product or if the brand name has been bought and
used for an inferior replacement.
I've also seen various favourable reports of PB Blaster but not sure how
impartial they are - does anyone have experience of this?
I got my last can of Plus Gas about 2 years back and it seems as good as
Not seen or used PB blaster.
A lot of the yanks on forums swear by a home brew of 50-50 automatic
transmission fluid and acetone.
Even seen you tube video of comparative tests against US branded stuff
that seem convincing.
Did you mean WD-40 Multiuse or WD-40 Specialist Fast Release Penetrant
or another of their products? If the former, ask yourself why they sell
the latter if the basic WD-40 does the job.
(IMLE the latter is better than basic WD-40 but I've not enough
experience to compare it with Plus Gas.)
reply-to address is (intended to be) valid
Well the WD40 branded penetrating oils is actually ok
(they do a whole range of different lubricants etc under the brand now
including a penetrator, silicone grease, lithium grease, PTFE dry
Yes, it's available from UK suppliers on Ebay
<http://preview.tinyurl.com/ycuj3zdx but at £12.50 for an 11oz (312ml)
can it's a bit more expensive than Plus Gas.
The American reviews tend to rate it better than the rest but don't seem
to compare it against Plus Gas - which might not be available over there?
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