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    does anyone know what solvents and oils were used (by both sides) in arms maintanance during ww2? are they still available?


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    Here is some US issued stuff, I think it`s WW2, they still sell this at gunshows in Canada.
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    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    nice, anyone know about the german side?

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    nice, anyone know about the german side?
    They used an oil called Kroil, I saw some at the last gunshow but didn`t buy any.
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    The Germans in WW2 used BALLISTOL..It can be purchased over the net and there is plenty written about it on the net......Kroil is a modern pentrating oil manufactured in Knoxville,Tenn by Kano Labs it to can be found on the net...BILL


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    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
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    Here is some US issued stuff, I think it`s WW2, they still sell this at gunshows in Canada.
    Zwerge, The middle oil is LSA, this is Viet-Nam era goo not worth using awful stuff...BILL
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    "As long as there are brave men and warriors the halls of Valhalla will never be silent or empty"

    In memory of my father William T. Grist December 26, 1920--September 10, 2009..
    901st. Ordnance H.A.M. North Africa, Italy, Southern France....ETO
    Also in memory of my mother Jane Kidd Grist Feb. 22, 1920-- September 27, 2009... WWll War bride May 1942...

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    Quote by Bill Grist View Post
    Zwerge, The middle oil is LSA, this is Viet-Nam era goo not worth using awful stuff...BILL
    Thanks Bill,I do get things wrong sometimes..
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    thanks a lot!

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