What is the shelf life of Hoppes #9?

Discussion in 'Cleaning and Maintenance' started by DFlynt, Mar 4, 2013.

  1. DFlynt

    DFlynt New Member

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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! :D) so I am guessing it is still good to go or is it?
     
  2. hiwall

    hiwall Well-Known Member

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

  3. shouldazagged

    shouldazagged New Member

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

    BillM Active Member Supporter

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    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.:)
     
  5. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    if you have a bottle from the 90's you dont have enough guns...
     
  6. DFlynt

    DFlynt New Member

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    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. :(