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Mil spec solvent-- need dilution suggestions

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by new loader, Jun 11, 2011.

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  1. new loader

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    I have a can of this solvent, but has consistency of Karo syrup. Can this be diluted with mineral spirits or kerosene or something to make it useful?


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    Pitch it, and just use the mineral spirits.
     
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    That stuff will really open your sinuses and singe your nose hair in the process!

    Ed
     
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    Not a chemist, but chemicals do break down over time and this stuff was made in 1964. I'd take it to a recycling center and get rid of it.

    Gene Batchelar
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  5. wayneo

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    Mll-C-372B is a rifle bore cleaner. Click on the link for the MSDS. Looks like you could cut it with kerosene. If it was me I'd take it to some kind of remediation service.

    Wayne
     
  6. cubancigar2000

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    I used that stuff in the Marine Corp on my M1
     
  7. new loader

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    It is like Ballistol only thicker. Not tacky, pours like syrup. Not especially stinky. I think it can be used on chains, etc., but maybe not guns. There are a lot of things that need a squirt of something and I would like to use it up.
     
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