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Old December 31, 2011, 12:26 PM   #1
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Lube life question....

I am just getting back into shooting after a 3 year vacation away from it...My question is about the life of the bullet lube..My Lyman luber has a 3/4 of a stick of lub left in it and I was wondering if it is still good to use? I believe it is some of the S.P.G lube for black powder shooting...45-70....I will be using smokeless powder for my shooting now...
I notice the lube on the bullets is dry,so I plan to remove it,if you guys think it might not be still good..It will be good to get back into shooting again..Thank you for helping me out.John
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Old January 3, 2012, 01:21 PM   #2
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Lube should be fine, both on bullets and in sizer.

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Old January 3, 2012, 01:28 PM   #3
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thanks...i was begining to think i was alone here....john
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Old January 3, 2012, 02:37 PM   #4
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I'm still using grease and oil I got in 73 before I left active duty. As long as it's sealed so it doesn't oxidize it don't go bad.
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Old January 3, 2012, 07:35 PM   #5
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The dried lube on the bullets can be helped ifin ya want by tumble lube em.

My tumble lube is 45%alox 45%johnson paste floor wax 10% mineral spirits .

Actually I take my wad cutters & dip em to the second lube groove then stand em on end to dry.
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Old January 5, 2012, 09:08 PM   #6
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you got a gp100 there me to
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