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post #1 of 26 Old 07-22-2009, 03:36 AM Thread Starter
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sweat rust?

I used to laugh when I heard people talking bout their CCW rusting from the sweat that gets on their gun while riding inside their waist band untill I saw a bunch of rust on the slide of my kahr yesterday!

Any thing I can treat my gun with to keep it from rusting? I usualy coat the entire slide with gun oil and whipe it off when I clean my gun but that obviously didnt help. The light rust came off prety easily with steel wool but I dont wana do that all the time or the finish is going to start to look like cr@p!



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There are a few options available such as the ROBAR NP3 or Roguard. Both by ROBAR in Az. Maintenance to keep the rust from starting is just another part of maintaining a firearm. Rust prevent works great. I spray it on all of my guns and have never had a rust problem. Be careful with the steel wool. Try using bronze wool. Steel wool is made of..... steel particles. It will rust if not cleaned off completely.
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The steel wool will also eventually dig into the finish, and like you said make it look like poo.

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where do I get rust prevent?



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LIGHTLY spray WD-40 on it every so often.

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I would use a silicon impregnated rag. I use one to wipe all my guns down.

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Wearing a T shirt and using a holster with a sweat shield is the best way to prevent this, as well as keeping a thin coat of oil on the gun.
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i treated my xd with duracoat its kinda pricy but it looks sweet afterwards plus it aint gonna rust. had mine like that for almost a year know and shes as nice as the day i did it.

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Wipe it down with Weaponshield. Best CLP on the planet, hands down.

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