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  1. J

    Ballistol

    My Ballistol says “Contains Petroleum Distillate-a Trade Secret”. Right there under ingredients with a poison warning and directions in case of swallowing or eye contact. But maybe the formulation has changed? Either way it does NOT make sludge.
  2. J

    Ballistol

    My can also says “Contains Petroleum Distillate” and nothing about alcohol. Maybe they changed the formulation.
  3. J

    Ballistol

    No it doesn’t. It’s mineral oil. Nothing petroleum about it. It also says contains a “Proprietary petroleum distillate”. But I have never had it leave a sludge no matter how it was used or what concentration. Using pure Ballistol as a patch lubricant I can shoot all day without swabbing. If...
  4. J

    Flintlock storage

    Accidents do happen but I have never seen one where the flint would get damaged without damage to the firearm itself. I suppose it could happen but never felt the need to wrap the flint for such a remote possibility. Nothing says one can’t.
  5. J

    A Fouling Test

    With regards to patch lube for shooting I have just tried the Mr Flintlock patch lube. It works great for target shooting as it never requires me to swab the bore between shots and loading pressure on the ramrod is consistent shot to shot. For hunting though I prefer a heavier lube like Mike Oil...
  6. J

    Flintlock storage

    If it gets “jarred” enough to do thst something has broken. No need for anything under the flint as there is no contact with the pan.
  7. J

    Flintlock storage

    It’s just a quote from The Patriot movie which Imthink has a whole lot of relevance today. No I’m not in the occupied Peoples District of Columbia.
  8. J

    Flintlock storage

    It’s not the Redcoats I’m worried about now. It’s the 3000 tyrants 1 mile away.
  9. J

    Black Powder clean up ??

    Do they even make that anymore? Don’t see it on their site.
  10. J

    Got a nice Tom last night.

    My turkey season opens next Wednesday. Hopefully I can get one with my flinter.
  11. J

    Flintlock storage

    Agreed. Cock down, frizzen open. It’s obvious at that point that it’s at least unprimed.
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