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Old 02-06-2011, 04:48 AM   #11
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It's a spray on and wipe off appication. I have been using it for about 4 or 6 months and have had no problems with it adhering to the weapon and being a "problem". Goes on easy, comes off easy with a cloth. The stuff is cost affordable and it's easy to apply.

What's not to like??

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Thanks for the test JD. I'm impressed with the Fluid Film.

Do we have a vendor here that sells it?
Dano50 is our local rep. I have PM'd him...
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I got a small can of Fluid Film and I am new to guns so I have 'no old habits to break'. I have been using Fluid Film on my gun since the second time I've cleaned it. I am so glad I came across this product.

JD, thank you for the study you presented here. Great information for those of us who love our guns.

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Very informative test JD. Thanks for the time and effort that went into this. I had little hope for the WD, but like you I expected the XF7 to do much better being a grease-like consistency. I also have a sample can of Fluid Film that Dana50 sent and so far I'm totally happy with it.

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Fluid Film superior rust protectant/penetrate hypothesis tested.

In order to test a hypothesis, one must perform an experiment. After performing the experiment, one records, organizes, and analyzes the data to see if one's hypothesis was correct. Presented with real results, data and facts, plus added testimony from many users of said commercial product throughout this forum, we indeed have a very useful and superior product.

Gratitude JD.

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Great test, JD. I have been using the Fluid Film on my ARs and have been 100% satisfied.

I do use the XF-7 for applications where grease is specified. It is impervious to normal heat exposure and does not stain.

But for an all purpose lube and protectant the Fluid film is kicking ass.

As luck would have it I had to test the Fluid Film, as well. One of my shotguns was in a gun sock on the floor in my gun room. My female Pitbull had an "accident" and soaked the barrel with urine. Female dog urine is highly corrosive. By the time I realized what had happened, the damage was done.

So I decided to test some product to stop the damage.

WD40 and a fine steel brush did not stop the rust/pitting.
Mobil 1 Synthetic did not stop the rust/pitting.
Fluid film did indeed stop the rust. And two months later it is still rust free.

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I'm very impressed with this stuff! looks like im goin to get me a can of that asap since im always working near salt water (thank you navy).

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Thanks for the great test JD, went out and bought 2 spray cans.

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Just catching up with this thread. Thanks for the great test of this product JD. It gets a definite thumbs up. Did you hear back from Dano50?

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