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fishlakeman

Car Wax on Guns

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Hey all,

I did a little searchin for previous posts and didn't see anything, so I apoligize if this question has already come up.

I had an old timer at a gun show recently tell me that the best way to protect you firearm from the elements is by using a good car wax on them. Has anyone else tried or heard of this? To my knowledge I don't think it would hurt anything unless it was a cleaner wax with abrasives. I tried it on my old 870 wingmaster thats seen better days and thought it turned out pretty good.

What do you guys think??

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I've used furniture wax to protect the wood on some of my guns, but not the metal.

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Yep, there those that use car wax. In fact, there is a gun cleaner/products manufacturer that also makes a "protectant" for gun metals.

You guessed it. it's car wax in a smaller tub.

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