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Formula For Big Red Cleaning Fluid

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by jamesf, Nov 18, 2012.

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  1. jamesf

    jamesf TS Member

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    Guys,

    I forgot the formula for making the gun cleaning fluid and I'm hoping one of you folks can help me out.

    You can PM me if wanted.

    Jim
     
  2. omgb

    omgb Well-Known Member

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    http://www.handloads.com/articles/default.asp?id=9 Here you go. FWIW, I use turpintine and I use the lanolin. I make a gallon at a time.
     
  3. locdoc

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    I don't have it but you might do a search for "Ed's Red". There will be some variations in the recipe, I'm sure. Good stuff.

    Doug Whiton, P/W dealer/dist
     
  4. wayneo

    wayneo Active Member

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    Ed's Red and other home made cleaners. Click the link.

    Wayne
     
  5. kiv-c

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    mix together equal parts of:

    ATF
    Mineral spirits (or turpentine)
    Kerosene
    Acetone
     
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