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Rust Prevention Opinions

Postby wmcilvain » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:38 pm

I use CLP on all my firearms since they get used pretty regularly, but I am using Mineral oil on my knives because my EDC always sees food. I was wondering what others use for both lubrication and rust Prevention

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Postby Lord vader » Thu Dec 05, 2013 3:50 pm

I also use Mineral oil on my EDC's that come in contact with food. For the others I like to use Militec, it is a good rust preventative.

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Postby kbuzbee » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:04 pm

Lord vader wrote: For the others I like to use Militec, it is a good rust preventative.
...or tuff cloth. Those work well, and they last forever.

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Postby Lord vader » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:21 pm

kbuzbee wrote:...or tuff cloth. Those work well, and they last forever.

Ken
I have heard a lot of good things about tuff cloth, I may have to give it a try, Thanks kbuzbee

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Postby Screwdriver » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:28 pm

I use Soy Lube SL-100.....non toxic, smells like citrus. I have a microfiber cloth that is slightly impregnated with it. I just wipe my blades off after use and all is well.
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Postby IG-88 » Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:36 pm

Lord vader wrote:I have heard a lot of good things about tuff cloth, I may have to give it a try, Thanks kbuzbee
I dislike the smell of the product on the tuffcloth which stay on the blade. Anyone knows if this polimer like product is food safe?
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Postby kbuzbee » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:00 pm

IG-88 wrote:I dislike the smell of the product on the tuffcloth which stay on the blade. Anyone knows if this polimer like product is food safe?
I wouldn't use it for that.

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Postby JHR » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:16 pm

I use Rem Oil. I don't know if it's food safe but it certainly doesn't smell food safe.

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Postby MarcusH » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:19 pm

IG-88 wrote:I dislike the smell of the product on the tuffcloth which stay on the blade. Anyone knows if this polimer like product is food safe?
Hi Nicolas, Sentry Solutions says: "None of Sentry Solutions products are FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved ... If you plan to cut food with a TUF-CLOTH treated blade, we suggest that you wipe or wash the blade first, then re-wipe when convenient. "
http://www.sentrysolutions.com/FAQS.html
I use camellia oil for my knives, smells good and is food safe.
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Postby phillipsted » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:28 pm

MarcusH wrote:Hi Nicolas, Sentry Solutions says: "None of Sentry Solutions products are FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved ... If you plan to cut food with a TUF-CLOTH treated blade, we suggest that you wipe or wash the blade first, then re-wipe when convenient. "
http://www.sentrysolutions.com/FAQS.html
I use camellia oil for my knives, smells good and is food safe.
Sentry Solutions also noted that getting FDA approval for a product like TufGlide is a *very* expensive process. Since their primary market isn't related to food preparation, they decided not to spend the cash to add "food safe" to their label.

Personally, I wouldn't take a swig of the stuff out of the bottle - but it doesn't appear to be toxic. I've used TufGlide-treated blades for years to cut up fruit, prepare dinner on campouts, etc. Once the product dries after application, it imparts no taste to food and the amount you might ingest is very very small.

It works great for corrosion prevention!

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Postby 9blades » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:35 pm

My personal favorite is froglube, prevents rust, smells like wintergreen, and doesn't leave a taste on food. :)

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Postby MarcusH » Thu Dec 05, 2013 5:48 pm

phillipsted wrote:Sentry Solutions also noted that getting FDA approval for a product like TufGlide is a *very* expensive process. Since their primary market isn't related to food preparation, they decided not to spend the cash to add "food safe" to their label.
Don't know much about the approval process in the US, but I think that it might be impossible to get a FDA approval.
TufGlide has ingredients like hexafluropropylene and perfluoroisobutylene:
http://straightrazorplace.com/razors/50 ... ntion.html
TufGlide is great for corrosion prevention, but I personally would never use it for food prep.
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