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Oil to preserve bluing on a gun
Old 04-02-2016, 03:53 PM   #1
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Default Oil to preserve bluing on a gun

Im a gun collector as well and I have allways wondered if there is an oil that can help preserving worn finish or bluing on a gun? The dream scenario would be a treatment that actually both preserved and made the existing bluing finish stronger or darker.

Is there a cure out there? At least something better than just normal grease/gun oil?

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Old 04-03-2016, 08:17 AM   #2
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Renwax.
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Old 04-06-2016, 01:06 AM   #3
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I have been considering this also.

My MG42 is not too bad, although the MP44 is in need of some wax or oil due
to oxidisation.
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Old 04-06-2016, 12:54 PM   #4
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I have tried numerous products on my firearms as well as my edged weapons over the years and have settled on Renaissance Wax.
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Old 04-06-2016, 04:25 PM   #5
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Thanks gents!

I guess "soaking the bued surface" with a quality oil for a week or two, gently dry wipe it with a soft cloth and then apply ren wax.

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The renwax really makes the blueing come to life and the protection it gives is terrific.
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Old 04-14-2016, 06:20 PM   #7
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How do you apply the wax on your guns?
I never considered wax friendly user when talking about guns.
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Old 04-14-2016, 10:42 PM   #8
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How do you apply the wax on your guns?
I never considered wax friendly user when talking about guns.
Douglas:
I use a fresh cleaning patch to apply the wax then immediately buff it out with a soft clean cloth. Renaissance Wax dries quickly so you really don't want to let it set up for any amount of time.
It dries hard and IMO does an excellent job of preserving a firearms exterior surface.
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I,m with you.Great advice.Works like a charm.Seiler.
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Never put wax on any weapon, especially one you are storing. Very light coat of any gun oil ..quick once over and place in wool lined padded cloth and then in non humid storage.
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Break-Free CO (collector) works very well, it's also very reasonably priced at under $6 for a bottle. One small bottle will last for quite a while

It's on Amazon for $5.59, although I see that you're in Sweden so you'd have to find it locally or from a place that will ship to you

https://www.amazon.com/BreakFree-100.../dp/B0050GWCJ6

After coating with this I use bore stores for storage

https://www.amazon.com/Bore-Stores-P.../dp/B002L9HQDC


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