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Old January 17, 2022, 07:14 AM   #1
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Best CLP test by Project Farm on YouTube

https://youtu.be/fibRewlndLg

Products tested: Clenzoil, Break Free CLP, Slip 2000, Frog Lube, Hoppe’s, Extreme Force, Hoppe’s 9 Kit, Ballistol and Fluid Film
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Old January 17, 2022, 01:51 PM   #2
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Great post. Thanks
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Old January 17, 2022, 02:40 PM   #3
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I have tried about everything in the video over the years and mostly use Breakfree CLP, Slip 2000 and Gunzilla.
I can't stand the smell of Ballistol. I may have to pick up some Clenzoil.
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Old January 17, 2022, 02:55 PM   #4
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I'm currently on a slip 2000 kick. Really impressed with how well Clenzoil performed.
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Old January 18, 2022, 10:49 PM   #5
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I like the products I am currently using but I still like watching these type of videos.
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Old January 19, 2022, 06:00 PM   #6
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I was really surprised at the significant differences in lubricity. Some of those products really gave short shrift to the 'L' in CLP based on his testing.

I was also kind of surprised that so many of the products failed the pour testing.

Interesting how well FrogLube did at corrosion protection after being baked. Since it's a vegetable oil based product and those tend to bake on hard (think about seasoning a frying pan) it makes sense that it would provide good protection after being cooked.
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I can't stand the smell of Ballistol. I may have to pick up some Clenzoil.
Clenzoil has a strong smell. It doesn't smell like Ballistol, but it has a very noticeable odor that reminds me of camphor.
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Old January 21, 2022, 01:27 AM   #7
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I have been using and buying breakfree CLP by the gallon. It does a pretty good job. I may want to want to give clenzoil a try. I don't need cold temperature performance here in southern California. I should trade that for something I need.

I have met die hard fans of ballistol. They truely believe it is the best for anything, including cooking. It is funny to talk to them. Funny is that they don't find it funny. They are dead serious.

The same host has another interesting video on penetrating oil. It confirms my suspicion on kroil and wd-40. I will try liquid wrench once I use up the last can of kroil.

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Old January 22, 2022, 11:30 AM   #8
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Wow. I swore by Hoppes light lubricating oil. Looks like its time for a change.
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Old January 22, 2022, 02:48 PM   #9
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One of the things I noticed is he did not follow the products instructions. Both slip2000 and frog lube have specific initial application instructions.
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Old January 25, 2022, 06:42 PM   #10
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Check this out for a larger range of products.

Following application instructions matters. The Slip2000 EGL, for example, is supposed to bond to the steel. Such oils are usually polyester oils that bond electrostatically to the steel, but it can take a three-day soak for that to complete at room temperature.

The carbon test didn't impress me. I've seen much worse caked into M14 gas pistons and behind the piston head of a Garand op-rod. He didn't test any of my favorites for that purpose, nor metal fouling removal. If you're going to get into fouling removal tests, you really need to cover both area.
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