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Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
« Reply #100 on: May 14, 2010, 10:02:12 pm »
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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #101 on: May 17, 2010, 11:58:52 am »
    I've been having terrible difficulty with one of my muzzleloaders' removable breach plugs. It has fine threads and is an involved process to get in and out. It's never been corroded; it's been obnoxious right out of the box from day one. I pulled the little bastard out, removed the old lube and gave it a dose of slipstream. Now it is easy to remove and install. Just like that. Nothing else has worked.
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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #102 on: May 17, 2010, 09:22:05 pm »
    Slipstream is a substance that defies known physics, like its the blood of the elder gods themselves.
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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #103 on: May 30, 2010, 09:44:46 pm »
    Okay now. I've now given the slipstream grease a fair trial on several different devices* that had looser tolerances and larger moving parts.
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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #104 on: May 30, 2010, 10:05:26 pm »
    The more you use it... the better it gets! 
    Man... I love this stuff.
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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #105 on: May 30, 2010, 10:16:04 pm »
    It does. I just can't wait for the trials of STYX this coming Saturday. I have some sitting in front of me. It's the bloody ooze of the river Styx itself.

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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #106 on: June 01, 2010, 12:56:31 pm »
    Also, I tried the regular slipstream OIL on two small handguns owned by the type of people that feel edified if they can tell me I'm wrong about something. An HP-22 and  Kel-tec 9mm. Both handguns functioned in a far superior fashion after the slipstream was applied and worked in. I let both owners work it in and feel the change themselves. The guys readily admitted that the slipstream was a massive improvement over the lubes they were using before. Both said they will order some soon.
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    « Reply #107 on: June 01, 2010, 01:52:52 pm »
    Also, I tried the regular slipstream OIL on two small handguns owned by the type of people that feel edified if they can tell me I'm wrong about something. An HP-22 and  Kel-tec 9mm. Both handguns functioned in a far superior fashion after the slipstream was applied and worked in. I let both owners work it in and feel the change themselves. The guys readily admitted that the slipstream was a massive improvement over the lubes they were using before. Both said they will order some soon.

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    « Reply #108 on: June 01, 2010, 02:33:23 pm »
    You ROCK Musket.

    Aye, an side-to-side Iffn I have too much sorghum beer and too much is how much I usually have, Laird pitty me fer a fool.
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    « Reply #109 on: June 01, 2010, 04:57:20 pm »
    Aye, an side-to-side Iffn I have too much sorghum beer and too much is how much I usually have, Laird pitty me fer a fool.
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    « Reply #110 on: June 01, 2010, 08:14:26 pm »
    Sweeet...     :clap
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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #111 on: August 01, 2010, 10:57:14 pm »
    So after shooting all three of my Dan Wessons yesterday, I gave them a good cleaning tonight. I cleaned my CBOB first, and darn if my Slipstream wasn't downstairs. So I just used some FP-10 because I had it on the table with me. Got it back together and racked the slide a few times and it just didn't feel as smooth as I remembered.

    Took it back apart, wiped it dry and put the ol' Slipstream on. Slicker than cow snot.  I am ruint. I feel like I can't trust my carry weapon without Slipstream now.
    I'm not saying you should use an M1A for home defense, but I'm also not saying you shouldn't.

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    « Reply #112 on: August 01, 2010, 11:00:40 pm »
    So after shooting all three of my Dan Wessons yesterday, I gave them a good cleaning tonight. I cleaned my CBOB first, and darn if my Slipstream wasn't downstairs. So I just used some FP-10 because I had it on the table with me. Got it back together and racked the slide a few times and it just didn't feel as smooth as I remembered.

    Took it back apart, wiped it dry and put the ol' Slipstream on. Slicker than cow snot.  I am ruint. I feel like I can't trust my carry weapon without Slipstream now.

    It's addictive.......kind of like meth that's good for you.  >:D

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    « Reply #113 on: August 03, 2010, 09:31:10 am »
    I thought y'all were nuts as I read through the Slipstream posts, however, being an easy mark for internet purchases I thought I would give it a try.  I ordered the package of lube and oil & while waiting for the delivery watched the instructional video on how to use the product.   It has made all my handguns way more smooth.  The change to the SR556 is beyond description.  Have not had time to do the 870 but hope for a similar outcome.   :clap

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    « Reply #114 on: August 03, 2010, 09:40:14 am »
    I thought y'all were nuts as I read through the Slipstream posts, however, being an easy mark for internet purchases I thought I would give it a try.  I ordered the package of lube and oil & while waiting for the delivery watched the instructional video on how to use the product.   It has made all my handguns way more smooth.  The change to the SR556 is beyond description.  Have not had time to do the 870 but hope for a similar outcome.   :clap

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    Re: My experience with Slipstream so far....
    « Reply #115 on: August 03, 2010, 10:07:31 am »
    Thanks for giving us a try. We knew you'd be pleased.

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    « Reply #116 on: August 03, 2010, 10:47:38 am »
    Welcome to the family me right mon. I feel sad for all times I've used firearms without the stuff.
    it tarnishes all your formerly cherished memories and fills them with regret.  "If only..."
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    « Reply #117 on: August 10, 2010, 04:34:41 pm »
    I put some on a brand new CRKT Pharaoh a couple months back. It's been in my pocket daily. No real hard use, but lots of heat and dust. No re-application of Slipstream or any other kind of cleaning. I noticed the oil dripping out for the first week or two, but it's been dry ever since. Must've gotten rid of all that pesky "carrier oil." It's pure magic ingredient now.

    Feels like the blade is on rollers. I can hold it up and it will just swing. Zero Resistance.
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    « Reply #118 on: December 04, 2010, 06:47:54 pm »
    Delivery was very fast for my Slipstream.  Thank you.
    I cleaned and cleaned on my Para until it was dry and spotless.  And then I made it all black and messy, my fingers, too.  I put it every where you show in the videos, and dribble a little more here and there and proceeded to rack the slide until my fingers were kaput.
    Then I put some more on the slide, turned it barrel down and went to bed.
    My EDC is my Kimber for now, so I worked the Para (SS Gun Rights) some more before work and added some more to the slide, sat it barrel down again and left it to sit all day.
    After the clean and first application, it was, well, meh.  But this Para has had a horrible sticking/hitch in it.  That's why it went to the smith.  The next morning I certainly noticed a difference.  When I got a chance to mess with it that second evening...let's just say I wish I'd had a camera for the Slipstream Face.  This pistol hasn't worked that smooth since I bought it.  It does have a heavy duty spring, which I think I need to ditch so it's still STIFF to rack the slide, but IT'S SO MUCH SMOOTHER. 
    So I wiped excess off and oiled it up again last night, worked the slide during half of the Walking Dead rerun, slathered more on it and checked it this morning.
    It's like I bought a new pistol.  I mean that.
    Thanks for a great product.  I'll be getting more.

    Now...for the Kimber....
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    « Reply #119 on: December 04, 2010, 07:48:09 pm »
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    Nice!
    The Overnight thing... Let me explain that.  The Nano Particles that are held in suspension in the carrier oil want to stick to metal... but it takes a little time for those particles to migrate from the oil to the metal surface.  You will get a very thin film on the metal of those particles and it wont build up.  No more than .05 microns, so it's nice and thin.  That migration can sometimes take some extra time, or if the metal is more porous, takes more particles to level out. 
    Some cleaners, such as Hoppes #9 leave an oil residue that makes the Nano Particles slower to get to the metal surface.

    After the gun is treated, don't clean it again for awhile.  Let everything work in.  Then when you do clean it, I'll spray some MPO-7 on a cloth and then wipe the gun down.  Then splash in some more slipstream and your back in business. 

    The more you use it, the better it gets... it really does get better and better.
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    « Reply #120 on: December 04, 2010, 08:11:02 pm »
    That's awesome HM. You really gave that Para some TLC.

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    « Reply #121 on: December 04, 2010, 08:26:12 pm »
    I read in a different post that the SS may be causing a "wait" for the true SlipStream Face.  I mean, it's SO much better than it was before, but there is still just the hint of that hitch still left.  The smith said he was concerned about taking anymore of the inside of the slide.  There are still just very faint machining marks left (dull tool chatter, I'd guess) so I wonder if that's as good as I'm going to get.

    Again, awesome product.  The wife saw IMMEDIATE improvement in her PT111, and it hasn't even sat overnight yet.
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    « Reply #122 on: February 03, 2012, 07:15:30 pm »
    I know this is an old thread, but it is a sticky, so, I thought I'd mention a couple of alternative uses I've discovered.

    In addition to it being a fantastic weapon lube, it's a great squeak reducer.

    Our kitchen silverware drawer used to be the proverbial "junk" drawer.  You know the one - full of hammers and pliers and glue and all the other stuff that belongs in the garage that never gets put back.  One aspect of the "junk" drawer, is that it gets real heavy.  Much heavier than the plastic rollers were ever designed to handle.

    Now that it is back to being a silverware drawer, it has less stress, but it still had a nasty squeak.  It's impossible really hard to get a spoon out of the drawer for a midnight snack without waking the entire neighborhood.  Enter Slipstream!  I put a couple of drops on the side of each plastic roller, gave them a little time to spread around, and haven't heard a squeak in months.  Wonderful!

    Second non-standard use:  My RCBS Jr press had a nasty squeal every time I pulled the handle.  I finally had it, and hauled out the Slipstream oil.  Shook it up real good, and put a drop on each side of the piston, and in four places on the pivot rod at the bottom of the press.  Voila!  The squeal is gone.

    There is one problem now that I didn't have before.  :-\   I have to tie the handle in the up position when I'm done using the press.  The friction of the piston in its bore is now inadequate to keep the handle up and the piston down. 
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    « Reply #123 on: February 03, 2012, 07:36:27 pm »
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    « Reply #124 on: February 03, 2012, 09:54:33 pm »
    I know this is an old thread, but it is a sticky, so, I thought I'd mention a couple of alternative uses I've discovered.

    In addition to it being a fantastic weapon lube, it's a great squeak reducer.

    Our kitchen silverware drawer used to be the proverbial "junk" drawer.  You know the one - full of hammers and pliers and glue and all the other stuff that belongs in the garage that never gets put back.  One aspect of the "junk" drawer, is that it gets real heavy.  Much heavier than the plastic rollers were ever designed to handle.

    Now that it is back to being a silverware drawer, it has less stress, but it still had a nasty squeak.  It's impossible really hard to get a spoon out of the drawer for a midnight snack without waking the entire neighborhood.  Enter Slipstream!  I put a couple of drops on the side of each plastic roller, gave them a little time to spread around, and haven't heard a squeak in months.  Wonderful!

    Second non-standard use:  My RCBS Jr press had a nasty squeal every time I pulled the handle.  I finally had it, and hauled out the Slipstream oil.  Shook it up real good, and put a drop on each side of the piston, and in four places on the pivot rod at the bottom of the press.  Voila!  The squeal is gone.

    There is one problem now that I didn't have before.  :-\   I have to tie the handle in the up position when I'm done using the press.  The friction of the piston in its bore is now inadequate to keep the handle up and the piston down. 

    Wow...have trouble keeping it up now...so to speak...
    who'd a thunk...
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