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Re: Paste Wax

Postby GFK » Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:44 pm

I have just settled on using a silicone rag for now. That way, I can wipe the steel and wood down without any concerns. Plus, I noticed that both look great. There is even a deep rich shine.
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby Mags » Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:49 pm

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Re: Paste Wax

Postby ESquared » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:15 pm

GFK wrote:I have just settled on using a silicone rag for now. That way, I can wipe the steel and wood down without any concerns. Plus, I noticed that both look great. There is even a deep rich shine.


We've probably all got a shelf full of "stuff" for cleaning, polishing, preserving, buffing, etc., but I've also got 3 or 4 cheap silicone cloths and you're 100% right, they seem to do a fantastic job. Seems like no matter what I do on any particular gun at any particular time, my "final pass" is always a silicone cloth, at which point it always looks just great.

Maybe I should just start there and call it good?!?
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby Mags » Thu Jun 28, 2018 5:51 pm

Also fun and interesting to compare notes and techniques :idea:
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby GFK » Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:56 pm

ESquared wrote:
GFK wrote:I have just settled on using a silicone rag for now. That way, I can wipe the steel and wood down without any concerns. Plus, I noticed that both look great. There is even a deep rich shine.


We've probably all got a shelf full of "stuff" for cleaning, polishing, preserving, buffing, etc., but I've also got 3 or 4 cheap silicone cloths and you're 100% right, they seem to do a fantastic job. Seems like no matter what I do on any particular gun at any particular time, my "final pass" is always a silicone cloth, at which point it always looks just great.

Maybe I should just start there and call it good?!?

Yes, I have bought a lot of stuff also. But as you pointed out, the $3-$5 silicone cloths seem to do the best job in the end.
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby Mags » Fri Jun 29, 2018 12:09 am

Ya, the Si cloth is a bit less work and time than wax and buff.
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby Ozarkwoodswalker » Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:24 pm

I use Johnson's paste was on my guns and knives. I think it works great! I had a folding Damascus knife that I was having continual rust problems with...once I started waxing it..no more rust problems!! I'm sold on waxing my rifles also.
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby Mags » Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:21 am

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Not for brass. Renaissance Wax, already mentioned, is best for guns with shiny brass and wood as it can be used on both surfaces.
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Ozarkwoodswalker wrote:I use Johnson's paste was on my guns and knives. I think it works great! I had a folding Damascus knife that I was having continual rust problems with...once I started waxing it..no more rust problems!! I'm sold on waxing my rifles also.
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby roddy » Wed Nov 07, 2018 7:27 am

I picked up some of this 'orange oil' wax last time I stopped by Lee Valley. I have a couple of oiled stocks I want to try it on...

https://www.towntalkpolish.com/househol ... x/c-tt067/
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Re: Paste Wax

Postby RanchRoper » Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:23 pm

This stuff was terrible for my colonoscopy....oops wrong thread sorry :shock:
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