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Yes, it is called oil perishing.
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always store my rifles muzzle down with oil in the bore
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Shamu Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 02 2021 at 7:53am
I was told there are 2 "correct" ways.
1: Muzzle down, for all the reasons given.
2: Almost horizontal, but with a slight downward cant for the muzzle.
Having said that, I store like most butt down with no problems.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Zed Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: March 02 2021 at 11:51am
I think we are probably more careful with the amount of oil used before storing the rifle than the military.
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Zed, I agree. Careful use of oils goes a long way.
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