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#7174845 - 11/16/13 01:19 PM Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray
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Has anyone tried this stuff? I don't mean spraying it on a comic (egad) -- I was thinking maybe using it to treat a long box.

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#7174852 - 11/16/13 01:21 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: HiHo]
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#7174917 - 11/16/13 01:49 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: DrWatson]
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I hear you. I'm learning to ask first, because maybe someone else has already acted on that REALLY COOL idea that popped into my head...

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#7174934 - 11/16/13 01:55 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: DrWatson]
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 Originally Posted By: DrWatson
Ever since I dipped my *spoon* in latex paint, I try not to act on every idea that pops into my head.


That "Make your own condom kit" wasn't worth it, eh?



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#7174968 - 11/16/13 02:07 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: DrWatson]
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 Originally Posted By: DrWatson
Ever since I dipped my *spoon* in latex paint, I try not to act on every idea that pops into my head.


Ribbed latex?
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#7174972 - 11/16/13 02:12 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: HiHo]
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 Originally Posted By: HiHo
Has anyone tried this stuff? I don't mean spraying it on a comic (egad) -- I was thinking maybe using it to treat a long box.



Hose down a long box, toss in a few dozen *spoon* comics, and see what happens. I'm sure someone will be happy to donate some XForce books for this experiment.
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#7174994 - 11/16/13 02:23 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: buttock]
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 Originally Posted By: DrWatson
Ever since I dipped my *spoon* in latex paint, I try not to act on every idea that pops into my head.


Ribbed latex?


You guys need to learn to think out of the box.
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#7174999 - 11/16/13 02:27 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: DrWatson]
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Ever since I dipped my *spoon* in latex paint, I try not to act on every idea that pops into my head.

At least you were only out the money for the sample size can.
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#7175003 - 11/16/13 02:29 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: HiHo]
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 Originally Posted By: HiHo
Has anyone tried this stuff? I don't mean spraying it on a comic (egad) -- I was thinking maybe using it to treat a long box.


Deacidification sprays are quite common. If you do a search on the word, you'll find a few different threads on the subject. People do spray their own books.

I don't see the point in making a box acid free when your books are probably bagged and boarded (I'm assuming they are).

The books themselves are the problem as the acids in the paper is what causes degradation.

This is from a post I made last week:

 Originally Posted By: VintageComics

Deacidifcation is something that is going to become a must at some point.

I asked about it back in 2006 when I found out about it.

Link to a 2nd discussion.

Link to a 3rd discussion.

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#7175004 - 11/16/13 02:29 PM Re: Krylon "Make It Acid-Free!" Spray [Re: VintageComics]
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 Originally Posted By: VintageComics
 Originally Posted By: buttock
 Originally Posted By: DrWatson
Ever since I dipped my *spoon* in latex paint, I try not to act on every idea that pops into my head.


Ribbed latex?


You guys need to learn to think out of the box.



how'd that work out for you?
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