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    Home made rust preventive oil question.

    Keep the mix simple. As simple as possible. Reduce your workload. Don't overthink a simple idea! It mainly functions as a barrier. WD-40 may have unexpected and unwanted effects on how well your barrier performs, and it is quite highly over-rated as a rust preventative. If you want, spray...
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    RemOil

    No, RemOil would not be a good choice. It just isn't a very good oil. It is not much more than a plain mineral oil. But WD-40 isn't so hot, either. It is pretty much like kerosene with some additives. I strongly second the suggestion of Craig Labs DeOxit. Kroil might be good. 3-in-1 Oil...
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    benefits of leaving a penetrating oil to soak in

    As my grandfather showed me decades ago -and he had worked at the Packard factory, making multiple adjustments on stubborn cars that weren't quite right coming off the assembly line, after he took them for a test drive- penetrating oil benefits from a liberal application of "tincture of time."...
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    Marvel Mystery Oil revealed ...

    To fdcg27: And with all due respect, you have the expertise to criticize the bulk of the NTSB findings, which are often built on difficult bodies of evidence? Interesting that they seem to have greatly -to say the least- reduced the frequency of major crashes among scheduled major airlines...
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    Best gun oil?

    I don't know that I would extend the Brownells product beyond what they intended it to be: an oil which helps carry heat away more efficiently. As civilians, we can afford to be burdened by and use several products. I would certsinly trust the Brownells oil to be a fine lubricant...
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    How to clean an antique shotgun stock?

    Waxes are not as much in favor as they once were. Try cleaning instead first with a very soft cloth dampened with warm water with a little bit of Murphy's Oil Soap in it. A detergent may be too harsh. Wipe gently, working in to remove soil with fresh soap and water, and go back several times...
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    The Bear Topic

    Just to comment as a university biologist, with field experience, a lot information about black and grizzly bears gets mixed up, when the two animals couldn't be more different. Black bears tend to be quite timid, and will run away from people if you make a lot of noise. Yell, stamp, and jump...
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    Best gun oil?

    Remington has a Rem Oil Bore cleaner containing a jeweler's rouge-type compound to remove stubborn fouling, but Bore Bright is a Brownells product, a very fine polish, to use at the end of a complete cleaning of chambers and bores. Brownells J-B Bore Cleaner, paired with Kroil, is an excellent...
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    Ruger LCP .380

    This review (see link, or better yet, don't waste your time) and series of comments on the P365 is a joke, an example of the worst the Internet has to offer. It is rumor and innuendo, a Sig-bashing frenzy that sounds just like a bunch of teenagers whining. There is a whole lot of growing up...
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    Ruger LCP .380

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Nyogtha</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I got the chance to fire a magazine full from a Sig Sauer 938 at the range where I'm a member this week, I was highly impressed with it for a 9mm CCW option. Previously I'd been...
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    Mailing a handgun

    I have shipped both when I had an FFL and as an ordinary citizen. An ordinary citizen can ship back to a factory for service, to an FFL gunsmith for work, or to themselves. You must ship by UPS or FedEx by law. You cannot ship via USPS unless you have an FFL. UPS and FedEx have their own...
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    Best gun oil?

    Cheaper to buy plastic bottles with needles extensions from Brownells if you wait for a free shipping day. I get three there for usual the cost of two on eBay. Plus they supply bottles with maximum solvent resistence. Worth checking. Amazon can have some deals, too. Don't rule out okd...
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    Entry-Level to Mid-Range AR-15s

    Best advice I was ever given when I bought my S&W M&P 15 Sport II, was to shoot it a lot before changing anything. Sure enough, the trigger smoothed out nicely with live- and dry-fire, and I learned to like the sights. I just added a sling. The only changes I am now seriously looking at are...
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    Federal American Eagle 380 Ammo

    They offer a prime membership option, much like Amazon. Then all ammo, in any quantity, ships free and discounts are deeper. I enrolled and feel it is worth it. Needed two boxes of some fancy .243 last week, and got it postage-free in a couple of days, and much cheaper than any place local...
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    Ballistol

    MSDSs are often mis-used. Some people act as if an ZmSDS is a cheap way around paying for a proper, detailed chemical analysis. It is not. I know, because I have supplied the information for several MSDS sheets for commercial products used in industry and labs. While an MSDS can be...
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    recommend a hunting rifle

    Sounds like a very good deal. The advice about using standard Winchester or Remington ammunition for hunting is spot on. Save some on each box, and use it to buy more for practice. The .270 is a well-proven performer, a true classic, and a step up in power from the .243. It's nice to have...
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    old pistol questions.

    Please, do not fire the flintlock without having it inspected by a gunsmith experienced in antique arms. If it checks out stick with light loads. The Luger should be shot with ammunition of recent manufacture. Why bother with the trouble of cleaning up after shooting what might be...
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    recommend a hunting rifle

    Good points (which we both touched on - but you emphasized them better) about the necessity of a good trigger and the suitability of the .243 Win cartridge. Brian
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    recommend a hunting rifle

    What a classic -and pleasant- question to ponder! Definitely go for a rifle that you find pleasing, and please think about expanding your price range a bit. Your rifle will be your closest hunting companion, so choose carefully. Unless you hand load, if you do a decent amount of practicing...
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    Noise after power steering fluid change

    Sounds like you had some exhausted, dirty fluid in there. The new ATF may still e cleaning things up. Based on some similar experiences, I'd do the something along these lines: 1. Change the fluid in the reservoir a couple of times over several days. Use a bulb baster, and " burp" it each...
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