Bag lube

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  1. Alex Wheeler

    Alex Wheeler Gold $$ Contributor

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    I wanted to share what I came up with (probably not the first as with most everything) as my favorite bag lube for Benchrest. When I lived in a humid state the break away friction of the rifle was what I focused on. Not necessarily slick, but smooth. My goal is for a rifle to start moving with the same pressure it takes to keep it moving if that makes sense. Not extra force to get it moving. Its simple, 50/50 mix of carnuba wax powder and PTFE powder. This worked on leather or cordura. And really worked in those sticky mornings. What are you guys using?
     
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  2. rardoin

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    I wax my stock contact points with a Carnuba wax and blow PTFE powder onto the bag riding surfaces. Works in the swamps in South Louisiana...and Texas:D.
     
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    Alex.

    I have cordura bags but use 3M stock tape. Is that too fast for you? I also have some benchrite bag wax which I believe is carnuba but I’ve never used it. Do you recommend I remove the tape and just wax the bags?
     
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    used dryer sheet
     
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    Benchrite Bag Wax
     
  6. GSS

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    Sorry Guys,

    I coming up on 58 yrs old and still going strong with Service Rifle.

    I greatly hope it is at least another 20 years before I have to give BAG LUBE any thought at all..... yuk , yuk
     
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  7. T 700

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    Who sells PTFE powder?
     
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    I use Gold Bond Powder when I use anything at all. --?? Wait a minute-- which bag are you talking about??:confused: jd
     
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  10. group therapy

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    flea bay, its under piano teflon I think. piano lubricanto_O
     
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    and for the record, I put teflon tape on the stock and then waxed it with turtle wax carnauba wax. I live in Mississippi and if I go any further south I'm swimming;)
     
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    One of the quickest guys to make the hall of fame in Williamsport told me he uses kg-9.

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    Edit: wrong kg product on the brain.
     
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  13. Dusty Stevens

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    shuffleboard wax for the base then baby powder for the bearings
     
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  14. Stan Taylor

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    Here is what I use for both of my bags.
     

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  15. Joe Salt

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    Stan the Bud Light must make things smooth after about six or so!

    Joe Salt
     
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  16. Stan Taylor

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    Ain't know doubt calms my shakes.LOL
     
  17. TC260

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    That's why golfers call it aiming fluid :D
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  18. Stan Taylor

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    That budlight matches the color on my wheeleraccuracy stock it tracks like a dream don't need the budlight got to let the gun cool LOL
     
  19. Alex Wheeler

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    Thats the bud light edition stock ;)
     
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  20. Stan Taylor

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    That's right.LOL
     

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