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Thread: T/c bore butter

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    Boolit Master
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    T/c bore butter

    Has anyone tried melting t/c bore butter down to liquid to saturate rb patches?

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    Boolit Master
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    Dec 2005
    T/C bore butter works OK. I use MelFry cooking oil. Works as well and you can buy it by
    the quart or the gallon sizes. It don't go rancid and is good for lubing after cleaning.

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    Boolit Master
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    Outside Rolla, Missouri
    I just rub it into the patch material until it saturates it. I don't think it is any messier than dipping patches in a melted lube and your hands smell fairly nice...certainly better than old engine grease leaves them smelling....
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    Boolit Master Tenbender's Avatar
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    I used bore butter on a big bag of patches 30 years ago. Put them in a zip bag and still using them. I don't shoot the side lock much anymore but I have patches ? lol

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    Northern KY
    Am I correct that T/C Bore Butter is mostly coconut oil?
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