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PS: I miss the 70's and 80's educational system.

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Naaahhh - the education system had gone to hell by then. The 50's & 60's, now THAT was an education system.
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I can typing! =D
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Sorry for the confusion, I was not bashing the old public school system. I was raised in the 70's and 80's system myself and enjoyed going to college while still in my 11th grade in the honors program. My personal opinion is that the school system has gone downhill a bit since then but there is still hope.

The redacted post contained a couple of joking points, one being the linked chart is for natural rubber only. Other types of rubber like cyano's, polyacry's and some fluo's will have a reaction to acetic acid. This would include many types of gloves, o-rings, gaskets, weatherized coatings, pipe insulation, coated organic plastics (like certain mounted wiring guides), flexible containers and the occasional coated surface of cheap cabinet liners =D
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No offense taken and I hope we had a good laugh over this... definitely not something to linger bad taste over...

That being said yes vinegar does pose many issues with materials and it's a good exercise to look at the materials we are going to spray and douse with vinegar or any other product on any parts in the boat or other uses... compatibility with any chemical even a benign product like vinegar or Clorox has it's dangers... here is another useful guide to vinegar and it's compatibility with other rubber/non rubber materials...

eFunda: O-Ring Materials Compatibile with Chemical Vinegar

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naaahhh - the education system had gone to hell by then. The 50's & 60's, now that was an education system. :d
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I can typing! =D
I forget my glasses too many times!
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dooode, awesome link and I never took offense I enjoy everyone on Sailnet...even SmackDaddy . Anytime you read something I type, even though we can not perceive emotional state/context, I will usually be lampooning myself. I try very hard to never get mad or upset especially over the internet, 30+ years in technology has rendered me the calm center of the universe when the storage arrays lose contact with the server clusters. I am just a big ol' silly nerd and will be till the day I die. I do however find that since moving aboard my boat I tend to get overly caffeinated and that can cause vowel movements =D
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Re: Very odd odor

Battery acid comes to mind.

(BTW, I was taught by Nuns in grammar school, and priests in High school. In those days
one Nun almost broke my fingers with a hickory stick, and a Priest smacked me in the back of the head so hard my head hit the desk. All that I am I owe to them, and may the grave yard sod rest gently on their chests.)
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Re: Very odd odor

Nothing smells worse than rotten potato juice that has run down the gap at the back of a locker......Have you checked the Potatoes.
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That's one more strike against the Catholic church.
Please, lets keep this away from religion. Sailnet has a category of "off topic" threads for people wanting to make cruel comments.
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