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This is a discussion on Cleaning from factory advice within the Shotgun Talk forums, part of the Shotgun Forum Discussions category; Originally Posted by Hard H2O And never use WD-40 to clean or lubricate a firearm. Agreed. I use crossion-x in most cases "the loudest sound ...



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Old 06-06-2019, 11:15 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by Hard H2O View Post
And never use WD-40 to clean or lubricate a firearm.
Agreed. I use crossion-x in most cases

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WD-40 is fine for spraying down a barrel; it is petroleum based so it should help soften wad residue to be removed with a brush. Don't use it to lube a gun as when the solvents evaporate, it leaves a gummy varnish residue behind.
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Originally Posted by oneounceload View Post
WD-40 is fine for spraying down a barrel; it is petroleum based so it should help soften wad residue to be removed with a brush. Don't use it to lube a gun as when the solvents evaporate, it leaves a gummy varnish residue behind.
I use a product made specifically for that task.
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