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Japan Wax
May 21st, 2019 at 5:14pm
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I see Japan wax used in many of the original bullet lube formulas.  Has anyone used this wax in their homemade lubes?
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Re: Japan Wax
Reply #1 - May 21st, 2019 at 7:40pm
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Japan Wax was a favorite of Harry Pope.  Back turn of the Century it as prevalent & cheap.  Today, it is scarce and expensive.
I made one batch with mutton tallow - Japan Wax and Jojoba Oil ... Melting temp is 40-55 C degrees - applied and stayed on the bullets. 
But because of the Japan Wax cost - low melting temperature - one batch was it

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