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I was reading an article on building tool storage cabinets.  Mentioned in the article was a good tip on preventing tools from rusting.  Put a camphor tablet in the bottom of the drawer or cabinet.  The camphor produces a vapor that coats the tools and prevents rust.  A side benefit is it keeps bugs away as well.  Walmart used to sell camphor tablets and I know you can order them from Amazon.  One caution.  Keep these tablets away from kids and pets.  If they are eaten they can make a child sick.

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What seems to work best is to spray the rusted tool with a liberal dose of WD-40, then scrub with a Scotch-Brite pad, Some say soak the tools in gasoline to free the rust, but this is a dangerous practice that should be avoided.

Besides the fumes from the gasoline and the fire risk (which can be managed by sealing it in a can), why is it dangerous?

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