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Old 06-06-2016, 00:23   #16
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Re: Keeping O-Rings and Rubber Seals for looong periods

if it's not broken don't fix it / most o rings store for a while smeared with rubber grease or lube of makers specification then placed in zip seal bag with air removed (gently squeeze out air and seal) / store out of sunlight. they seem to last a long time bolted into machinery

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