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leaking oil lamp -p.s.

updated sun 26 sep 99


Ditmar/Gayle on sat 25 sep 99

I haven't tried Thompson's or other silicone sealers......however, keep in =
that the vehicle of these sealers is petroleum based and designed to =
the silicone so you can apply it. Hence, petroleum products like lamp oils, =
probably eventually soften and dissolve a silicone sealer and leak.

e.g. I have often used kerosene / thinner to soften and remove silicone =
from glass and tile.