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Old 06-10-2016, 01:22 AM   #21
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Johnson's Paste Wax or Liquid Lanolin. Take your Pick.
Both Work Great. The Wax works Better in Dry Dusty environments.
But, Lanolin Prevents Corrosion from Fingerprints.
I use Both. Wax First & Wipe Down after use w/ Lanolin.
CLP Maybe. Frog Lube - Great Revues. Never used it myself.
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Best external corrosion control for firearms. I am an old gunsmith. After I hot blue, the gun is immersed in an "after blue" oil I make myself. It is also excellent for wiping down existing firearms. An older than me gunsmith showed me how to make it. I live in hot, humid south Florida very close to seawater. The worst of everything.
Here is the formula:
STP (or similar)
Mineral spirits.
Mix approx 5 to 6 parts mineral spirits to 1 part STP.
Put a good wet coat on firearm. Allow it to drain/evaporate in a well ventilated area. Mineral spirits evaporate leaving tough oil film. Penetrates crevices, pits, etc while wet.
I've been using it for over 25 years. Haven't found anything better.
Also stop by a "smoke shop "and get camphor cubes. Put a couple in your safe and toolbox. Gives off an anti corrosion vapor. Learned that from old time machinists
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