Whenever somewhere is written “universal”, skepticism is appropriate as to whether the product is also suitable for one’s own purpose. The Ballistol Universal oil, which has been produced in Germany since 1904 and has been used for more than 1.000 applications, has been convincing for generations and is still an insider tip – no matter if it is used for the care of skin, Animal hide or cars.
Keeps firearms protected – lock, stock and barrel.
Ballistol cleans and removes every kind of bore fouling. Cleaning with Ballistol saves time, reduces the need for brushing and forms a protective film on your firearm. Due to its alkalinity, Ballistol neutralizes and dissolves black powder and corrosive ammo residue. In addition, As a lubricant, Ballistol will never gum up or harden. With Ballistol, your entire firearm will stay lubricated and protected.
Ballistol dissolves traces of copper, zinc, lead and tombac and can, therefore, be used to clean brass, bronze and silver.
Ballistol is an excellent smokeless powder cleaning solvent and removes carbon deposits in both the barrel and chamber.
Most corrosion inhibiting lubricants only protect against normal oxidation by covering up the surface which they are supposed to protect, to prevent contact with water and air. Due to its alkalinity Ballistol can also protect against galvanic corrosion, acidic corrosion, and salt water corrosion.
Ballistol is also completely safe to use on composite/polycarbonate stocks and oil resistant plastics.
Due to its alkaline character, Ballistol is ideal for cleaning and maintaining black powder firearms and eliminates the need for aggressive solvents.
Since Ballistol emulsifies with water, mix one part Ballistol and two parts water to make one of the best black powder solvents available.