That is, it turns more orange as it ages. Two or three coats will be enough to provide a flawless finish. Alot of people like boiled linseed oil as it dries faster and won't run like plain linseed oil can. February 3, 2012 Tung Oil vs Linseed Oil Tung Oil vs Linseed Oil Dave. We work hard to bring the best gun discussion! (Raw linseed oil cures much slower – weeks at a minimum – so raw linseed oil will remain sticky for a long time, even with the excess wiped off). Just as I clean, oil, grease these beasties I also maintain the stocks and that requires periodic oiling. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. It only takes a few hours of actual work stretched out over several weeks of drying time and is easy to learn for a first time user. Tung Oil. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Here’s a comparison of the two oils. I would first take a 50/50 mix of BLO + Turpentine and some cheesecloth and clean it up with that. The Valley Below the Uplandish Volksgemeinde, Life with the Hailstones | National Geographic Channel, (You must log in or sign up to reply here. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Here's how I apply it. Boiled linseed oil has driers added to make it dry much faster than raw linseed oil, which can take weeks or months to dry. My wife gave me a bottle of the following: Linseed Oil will give you a dark finish from the number of coats plus over time it will oxidize and it will also pick up dust and dirt. Linseed oil “yellows” more than tung oil. All wood surfaces should be free of lint, dirt, grease, wax, oil and old paint. There is also the option of using Howard's Feed and Wax, and the minimalist approach of leaving it alone. I've read that both RLO and TO were used on Garands. Tried boiled linseed oil but didn't like it either. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Consider upgrading your membership for less than a box of bullets! Then pine tar and bees wax. I'd go BLO then. Yup this is raw unrefined linseed oil. Discussion in 'General Rifle' started by roggom, Aug 17, 2013. There are two widely available drying oils on the market that can be used as wood finishes: boiled linseed oil and 100% tung oil. That is, it turns more orange as it ages. Any hints or tips on using tung oil? It takes two or three days to dry adequately in a … With standard or boil linseed oil, you won’t have to make much of an effort to apply. http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=240961, http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=466128, http://www.thehighroad.org/showthread.php?t=341665, http://parallaxscurioandrelicfirearmsforums.yuku.com/forums/101/C-R-stock-cleaning, McLeansville, NC by way of WV SASS 29170L, http://www.marlinowners.com/forums/index.php?topic=61916.0, http://www.howardproducts.com/feednwax.htm. Tung Oil Uses (Indoor vs Outdoor Uses) Both dry to a non-sticky, very thin film after several days when all the excess is wiped off.



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