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Default Lanolin? as oil that is absorbexd

I recently read than LANOLIN is absorbed into metals and can act as a
lubrication.... Yes would be goo d if trouble

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Default Lanolin? as oil that is absorbexd

On Sep 5, 11:10 pm, " wrote:
I recently read than LANOLIN is absorbed into metals and can act as a
lubrication.... Yes would be goo d if trouble

thanks
fraser


Lanolin is not absorbed into metals.
It's a skin oil, and your skin will take it up.
(Supposed to be very good for it in fact.)
I use it as a case lube for reloading cartridges because it
will do the job without contaminating the powder.



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