I use lighter fluid on triggers, except for the one on the 870 Express that gets flushed with Rem-Oil per the book. When it comes to handgun triggers, all I use is Brownell's Action Lube Plus; the 2-ounce jar has lasted forever.
Arnold Jewell recommends lighter fluid for cleaning and lubing his triggers.
And I thought using lighter fluid on guns was just something my father did 50 years ago because he didn't have anything else. :) He was a pipe smoker, so he always had lighter fluid.
April 6, 2013, 12:06 PM
Lighter fluid is just enough of a mix of things to work well.
If you put some on a glass plate and let it evaporate you will still see some heavier hydrocarbons remaining.
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