Its great stuff. I dont mind the smell. I find letting it sit for just a few minutes longer yields great results, as its a different breed of cleaner. Also can be used with black powder, and you dont have to worry about getting it on anything or your skin. Its actually good for wood and leathet too.
Ballistol is a good all around cleaner and lubricant. It seems to work its way into the metal and leave a nice slick but non-sticky finish. Because of this, it makes it easier to clean your gun the second and subsequent times you use it. It is completely non toxic and has even been sprayed on wounds in the battlefield to prevent infection. It will not harm wood, plastic, leather, or metal, though you should be careful about using it on firearms with metalwork inlays as it may, like many other lubricants, cause them to come out. Other than that one caution, it has been a very good product for me on my guns.
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