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I have always sprayed my concrete forms with fuel oil,
right out of the pump at the gas station.  It works
very well for wall forms, etc.

Karis, Structual PE in Alaska

--- John Riley <jpriley485(--nospam--at)yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm pouring a 4" exposed aggregate patio on
> Saturday. 
> Well, 3 1/2", because the forms are 2x4.  I want to
> reuse the forms and am wondering if I'd be doing
> damage to the concrete if I used WD40 as a release
> oil
> . . . I buy it by the gallon anyway and it is handy.
> 
> Today I purchased the retarder to spray on the
> exposed
> surface for $60 per 5 gallons and the sealer that
> makes it all shine nicely at $90 per 5 gallons.  I
> don't want to be thrice bitten by purchasing special
> form release oil that is probably WD40 anyway.
> 
> John P. Riley
> 
> 
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