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Old 03-04-2013, 10:05 PM   #1
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Default What is the shelf life of Hoppes #9?

Like the title asks...I have a bottle of bulk #9 that I got back in the 90's, still smells the same (love that smell! ) so I am guessing it is still good to go or is it?

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Shelf life is 42.368 years. So yes yours is still OK.

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I have a bottle with a papyrus label and the "sell by" date in Egyptian hieroglyphics. Still works.

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Shelf life is 42.368 years. So yes yours is still OK.
Is that 42 point 368 years, or 43 thousand 368 years? Pretty sure
the shelf life of Hoppes #9 (in a glass bottle) is closer to the latter.
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Like the title asks...I have a bottle of bulk #9 that I got back in the 90's, still smells the same (love that smell! ) so I am guessing it is still good to go or is it?
if you have a bottle from the 90's you dont have enough guns...
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if you have a bottle from the 90's you dont have enough guns...
No actually I had a lot of firearms at one time but I had to sell most of them to keep a roof over my Mother and I and food on our table when I lost my job and before I finally retired. After that I got so depressed that I took about a 7 year break from doing any shooting.
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