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Re: Ballistol

Postby markiver54 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:51 pm

I definitely accept your suggestion and WILL try that, maybe even tonite! Just wondering as I did not see it mentioned, do you guys dilute the Ballistol? The chart on the can has 6 suggestions for dilution %'s ?
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Re: Ballistol

Postby rodbuster » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:08 pm

I believe it is mostly black powder shooters that dilute it.
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Re: Ballistol

Postby markiver54 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:14 pm

Thank you rodbuster. I guess 100% can't hurt on the guns, but thought about using it on the wood and my leather holsters. Think it's ok at 100% for all applications ?
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Re: Ballistol

Postby JEBar » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:26 pm

markiver54 wrote:do you guys dilute the Ballistol?



I use it just as ti comes out of the bottle .... it takes very little to do the job
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Re: Ballistol

Postby markiver54 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:43 pm

Just ran a jag and patch through my 686 revolver which is my cleanest gun at the moment. Five swipes through the 6 inch barrel then 3 swipes through all cylinders. This is what I saw.
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Re: Ballistol

Postby rodbuster » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:48 pm

I use it full strength, I spray it on my leather holsters, slings and I spray it on the wood of my henrys and wipe with a cloth and they look
real good. Been doing for a long time, it works great.
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Re: Ballistol

Postby markiver54 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 10:56 pm

Great! I guess that's what I wanted to hear. Don't like having to dilute and worry about all that.Thank you rodbuster!!
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Re: Ballistol

Postby Henry88 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:16 pm

Sounds like the gunsmith sold it to you at cost; good guy.

I put it into those little Rem Oil plastic dispensers and mark it with a "B".
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Re: Ballistol

Postby markiver54 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:24 pm

Yes Henry88. I thought the price was right, was probably gonna pay whatever he wanted anyway after my search. Met a great guy and ended up talking with him for about an hour and a half. Learned a lot as we covered many subjects.
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Re: Ballistol

Postby JEBar » Thu Dec 06, 2018 9:41 pm

markiver54 wrote:Just ran a jag and patch through my 686 revolver which is my cleanest gun at the moment. Five swipes through the 6 inch barrel then 3 swipes through all cylinders. This is what I saw.


based on your direct observation, what is your assessment .. :?:
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