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Old 08-31-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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I learned two valuable lessons today...the hard way. Number one: don't leave your bottle of Hoppes 9 on your table OPENED. Number two: don't leave your smartphone next to the OPEN BOTTLE of Hoppes........

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Beats knocking it over onto a gun you just stripped and degreased for reblueing. I learned the hard way a while ago. Always recap immediately. Hoppes your phone cleans up ok. Lol

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Yikes! Those are good lessons. I am glad the last time I bought Hoppes I went with the Hoppes Elite in the spray bottle.

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Beats knocking it over onto a gun you just stripped and degreased for reblueing. I learned the hard way a while ago. Always recap immediately. Hoppes your phone cleans up ok. Lol
Hoppes you got insurance on that phone.
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ive lost like half a bottle before when i had not closed it and it while cleaning.. i also learned to recap IMEDAITELY. luckily for me it was just onto a rag and not anything important

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Save a small bottle with a closeable spout- like a Rem-Oil bottle. Transfer your Hoppes to that. Does not spill, you can put a couple of drops on a patch or brush with getting the whole bottle dirty by dunking a bore brush.

You do not want to know how many bottles I spilled before I learned that little trick. My kids thought my cologne smelled like Hoppes.

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Save a small bottle with a closeable spout- like a Rem-Oil bottle. Transfer your Hoppes to that. Does not spill, you can put a couple of drops on a patch or brush with getting the whole bottle dirty by dunking a bore brush.

You do not want to know how many bottles I spilled before I learned that little trick. My kids thought my cologne smelled like Hoppes.
Not a bad idea at all.....now alll I have to do is use up all my rem oil lol shouldn't be so hard to do.
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My bottle has a little spout on it that you can close so even if I left it open and it fell only a small amount would spill.

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I save the little medicine dosing cups. I pour the Hoppe's in, close the bottle and put it away. The little cups don't hold up very well, and people that are lucky enough to shoot more than I do won't be able to do this. I get maybe ten uses out of each cup before they get too messed up.

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