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Old 01-12-2010, 09:01 PM
FryDaddy FryDaddy is offline
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Wood floor sealer

I know that a majority of people say use the thompson wood floor sealant for open trailer floor boards, but have anyone used diesel fuel or used burntoil. Any idea of which would last longer. You can easily find the used oil at many homes around here cause lots of people change there own oil and dispose of it (lets just say not in the right manner if the epa was to come around). I mostly keep my trailer under my shed, but I do want my wood to last as long as it can.
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Old 01-12-2010, 10:12 PM
pondfishr pondfishr is offline
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75% used motor oil mixed with 25% diesel works really well for sealing a trailer floor. I was told this trick by an old friend of mine who has been hauling heavy equipment on trailers his entire life. I was skeptical at first but found it to be the least expensive and will soak in to last the longest.
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Old 01-13-2010, 12:43 AM
MikeKle MikeKle is offline
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I found a old gallon of wood sealer from 1981 a couple years ago!!! I gave it a shot and brushed it on my trailers wood, it was kinda milky in color, but it did seal the wood just fine!! I was surprised it was still even a liquid after this long?
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Old 01-13-2010, 12:53 PM
FryDaddy FryDaddy is offline
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sometimes the old stuff is better than the new.
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