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Old 12-08-2013, 03:23 PM   #1
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I know many use different solvents and cleaners and then different lubes. My question is what is the best overall 1 and done cleaner? In my opinion I would have to roll with ballistol. This stuff does it all, clean, protects, preserve, and lubes! I swear by this stuff any other great products like this?



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Old 12-08-2013, 03:30 PM   #2
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I know many use different solvents and cleaners and then different lubes. My question is what is the best overall 1 and done cleaner? In my opinion I would have to roll with ballistol. This stuff does it all, clean, protects, preserve, and lubes! I swear by this stuff any other great products like this?
This question comes around all the time I personally use Ballistol many swear by Froglube the latest I'm aware of is Fireclean http://www.cleanergun.com/

They all work being a Canuck myself I'm not using anything called Froglube


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I use Breakfree CLP on everything.

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a question with too many answers. what i use now, is not what i used several years ago, and may or may not be what i use in the future.

currently, i use Kano Kroil and Lucas Synthetic gun oil primarily. do also use some of the Barnes Copper Cleaner for deep copper removal cleaning. still use some Rem Oil as well. also have CLP that i use occasionally on shotguns.

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Kroil fan here also. I mix 50/50 (+/-) with Shooters Choice Bore Cleaner.. I use Miltec1 or Eesox synthetic oil for lube primarily.

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Ballistol does it all.

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Depends on what I am cleaning. The caption was "One stop shop cleaner". Ballistol is very good stuff. Always have Kroil (BTW, Tractor supply is carrying it now). Yes, have CLP and Froglube (although it DOES sound like something that could be used inappropriately by a Quebecois)

I ALSO keep my own stuff- low odor mineral spirits, cut with some acetone. My own bottle of Dawn dish detergent in my shop (saves fights). A few tubes of GOOP orange hand cleaner- the BEST cosmoline remover you could ask for, and makes your milsurp smell good.

And some Boraxo hand cleaner over at the shop sink.

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I have and use Froglube, Ballistol, Hornady One Shot, Hoppes, etc, etc.

I'm really not convinced one is better than the other.......

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Over the years I have bought a lot of different products to clean and lube my guns. Most of the time I use CLP powder blast to clean my guns and regular CLP to lubricate them.

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I know many use different solvents and cleaners and then different lubes. My question is what is the best overall 1 and done cleaner? In my opinion I would have to roll with ballistol. This stuff does it all, clean, protects, preserve, and lubes! I swear by this stuff any other great products like this?
Frog Lube us 100 percent the best cleaner and lubricant. Everyone should try it. It smells good. And it don't tast that bad.


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