What to oil a camo shotgun with?

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  1. RugerUser

    RugerUser New Member

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    I bought a new mossberg 500 combo 12 gauge. It has the mossy oak camo for a finish. What do I do to the outside of the gun to keep it clean and in good condition? Do I just use regular gun oil? I don't want to screw up the camo finish. I am going deer hunting next week and they are calling for some crappy weather.

    Thanks ahead of time for your input.
  2. JLA

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    Rem oil doesnt hurt the finish on them. Steer clear of the solvent action blasters though. theyll eat it right off.
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    I've got the same Moss. 500 with the factory camo paint and as JLA says, I just rub it down with a light coat of Rem. Oil when I clean it and it still looks brand new.
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    Just be careful with any of the slovents that you would normally use in gun care. Be sure that you don't get any on the camo paint job.
  5. JLA

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    And when you do, as it is eventually gonna happen. Get it re-dipped. Theres a company here local to me that I use to have customers guns dipped. They offer everything from Exotic hardwood burl patterns to reaper black and reaper woods camo.
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    Heres a couple examples of the patterns they offer.

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    Ballistol is great to use also.
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    add another vote for rem-oil. I use it on my 870 mossy oak duck blind
  9. RugerUser

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    These look really good but what does it cost roughly and can the do it without the skulls?
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    What is ballistol I've never heard of it?
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    $130 stocks only, $260 entire gun and yes he has about 100 different patterns, proilly a dozen camo patterns. without skulls.
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    Cool! I will keep this in mind for guns in the future that I get that may need some help. I'm going to try to keep this new one looking good though.
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    Thats actually the sweet thing about camo patterns. The more dinged up they get the better they look IMO.
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    Frog Lube that thing, you'll not regret it.
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