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Old 11-04-2013, 12:54 AM   #51
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go to WalMart and buy a universal cleaning kit for less than $20 and buy the chemicals you need right there. they have a variety of bore solvents and gun oils.

personally i think you are trying to overthink this. it's not that complicated.
And IF you look close you might find a kit that already has the cleaner and oil included in the kit!
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And IF you look close you might find a kit that already has the cleaner and oil included in the kit!
quite true. some do have the oil and bore solvent included and some don't.
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Lubricant and rust inhibitor are not the same. And when the label says they are, it is often untrue.
Interestingly, it IS marketed as a solvent and CLP (cleaner, lubricant, protectant). Yet it says absolutely nothing that I can find on their website about rust preventive specifically. Actually, it seems to very conspicuously avoid saying it prevents rust, or anything at all about rust in general.

I was relying on what the store owner told me where I got it, and he said it'll make the gun rust proof. Yet, there's nothing on their website that I've seen that directly supports this statement.

It does allude to it though.
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Here is a video on corrosion resistance testing, watch this guys other vids on lead removal and cleaning also.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=2sN6anOSVRQ
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Interestingly, it IS marketed as a solvent and CLP (cleaner, lubricant, protectant). Yet it says absolutely nothing that I can find on their website about rust preventive specifically. Actually, it seems to very conspicuously avoid saying it prevents rust, or anything at all about rust in general.

I was relying on what the store owner told me where I got it, and he said it'll make the gun rust proof. Yet, there's nothing on their website that I've seen that directly supports this statement.

It does allude to it though.
It's their art. Nobody here can honestly deny getting shafted like that, at one time or another.
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It's their art. Nobody here can honestly deny getting shafted like that, at one time or another.
Glad I only grabbed a handful of trial sized packets. I spent about 5 bucks, versus the 15 dollar tub.
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well i support my LGS as much as possible, but that's an 80 mile round trip for a few small things if i run out. generally when i go, i stock up on things like powder, bullets, primers, gun cleaning tools and guns. WalMart is 10 minutes away from the house if i need something right away.

the only other sources are two pawn shops that have plenty of guns and ammo but pretty much nothing else.
I can appreciate that; sounds like a good opportunity to open up shop.
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I can appreciate that; sounds like a good opportunity to open up shop.
i have no desire to open a gun store or any other business. i have seen too many in over 35 years fail in this town. for what reasons i don't know, but no less than 12 that i can remember have failed and most never made it over a year in business. the only two that hang on that sell guns and have for many years now are two pawn shops. one that lasted a few years before he got out it was a auto parts store/auto repair shop/bookstore/sporting goods store that he got out of everything but the auto parts store and auto repair shop business. he's still going strong in those shops.
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I dont store my guns with frog lube. I got some other stuff made for extended storage. Works well usualy go thru all of them every six months any way just to make sure no issues. I havent had an issues using fog lube either kinda weird. Idk maybe just a bad batch u got?!
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I dont store my guns with frog lube. I got some other stuff made for extended storage. Works well usualy go thru all of them every six months any way just to make sure no issues. I havent had an issues using fog lube either kinda weird. Idk maybe just a bad batch u got?!
I really think I didn't wipe off enough excess, making it solely operator error I'm sure.

But that doesn't matter to me. I choose not to use a lubricant that I can make to malfunction.
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