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Thread: Storing bullet lube and the aging process

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    Boolit Master
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    That’s good enough for me toymaker. I always wondered if my minie balls I have lubed up that have that funny look on the outside might still have effective lube and they might actually have effective lube by the sound of it

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    I spent over two decades using up several sticks of commercial lubricant wrapped loosely in foil. I saw no deterioration,

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    Quote Originally Posted by Toymaker View Post
    Just thought it was interesting for the thread that a crusty, old, dried up lube still worked pretty durn good..
    Probably better than a crusty, old, dried up shooter!
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
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