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Re: Lock Freeze
> It seems that the evaporating alcohol creates heat, which helps in freeing
> up lock parts.
Wouldn't be that, it's an endothermic process. Try it on your finger,
it feels cold.
> I guess it also disolves accumulated gunk in the lock.
More likely the alcohol dissolves in the water (ice) which is an
exothermic reaction - you're making a tiny amount of "antifreeze". Do
you always carry a little isoprpyl with you when it's cold or do you
rely on Jim Beam?
> Tested upto -30F. For lower temperatures, heat up your key with a
> lighter, insert into lock. Tested upto -70F, unfortunatly...
Yow, well there's the tested and proven answer, folks...