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Old 06-24-2018, 06:03 PM
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Actually, I think I’ll be OK. Cork is waterproof and naturally mold resistant as well. Apparently cork contains something called suberin, a natural fatty substance that makes cork waterproof. I guess this is what makes cork good for plugging the end of a wine bottle, although I wouldn't know anything about that...
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