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Hi Everyone,

It sounds like a lot of you use Jig-A-Loo to lubricate your crossbow's barrel/rail. Will it work on a camo-dipped polymer barrel like my TenPoint Turbo XLT, or is it only for metal barrels? I've heard it can take the camo finish off.

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Yes Sir,It will remove the Film Dip on your Barrel! I have switched to Du Pont Multi use Teflon Dry Spray Lube.Works Great, and does not remove anything but Dirt on the Barrel
 

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Yes, need lube of some sort on the rail. Using Scorpion Venom right now but would like something that dries.

Steel Horse is the Teflon available at auto part stores or big hardware stores like Menard's or Lowe's?
 

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USED to uses it, Dalton's String Conditioner, does both jobs
 

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Thanks for the pic.

Only concern is on the can it says "Dry, Wax Lubricant". We specifically don't wax our string serving because that can get wax into the trigger claw assembly and gum it up. In your opinion is this a concern with this product?
 

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Thanks for the pic.

Only concern is on the can it says "Dry, Wax Lubricant". We specifically don't wax our string serving because that can get wax into the trigger claw assembly and gum it up. In your opinion is this a concern with this product?
First time I`ve heard that. Excalibur says to use serving wax.
 

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Oiling my bow & arrow would seem very foreign to me. The same as oiling my garden hose.

I keep my crossbow clean and dry by using a cotton cloth.
 

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You will get a wide range of opinions. Most crossbows I've seen in typical dealers' stores have greasy **** piled on the barrel decks. I don't use it because it's typically dry and dusty here during hunting season and that stuff attracts dust and dirt (silica) which are abrasives.

Jigaloo will gradually eat away the top camo coat on plastic barrels. I used it for about 12 months on a Ten Point and the deck gradually turned a grey/ white.

I ended up using Jigaloo on aluminum anodized barrel decks and nothing on plastic decks.
 

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Jigaloo...you guys get me every time with that name :laugh:

But seriously...why use a product that could likely cause damage to the finish? Just doesn't seem worth the risk.
 

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Otis Dry Lube

Developed for the soldier fighting the war in Iraq, Otis Special Forces Dry Lube® is the BEST Lubricant/Cleaner/Preservative on the market today. It's a Non-Sand & Dust attracting chemical that reduces friction, cleans, and prevents rust. When applied, it creates a thin film which stops rust and corrosion, while penetrating into tight fitting areas for easy disassembly of parts. It also reduces surface friction, and removes carbon, gun powder, dirt and grime from metal surfaces. One drop of Dry Lube will penetrate to cover over 1 inch of surface area in a split second and dry to the touch in less than 20 seconds, sealing out moisture with a thin film lubricant.

Available in a 2 oz. aerosol or with the A.R.M.O.R. Cloth DL®. With the A.R.M.O.R. Cloth DL®, one can ensure the protection of the firearm finish. The A.R.M.O.R. Cloth DL® can be reused and recharged numerous times by simply reapplying the Otis Special Forces Dry Lube® to the A.R.M.O.R. Cloth. Not only will this protect your firearm, but it will also clean, penetrate, lubricate, prevent rust, disperse moisture, reduce friction, and condition metal.

I use the A.R.M.O.R. Cloth DL to give the barrel a quick wipe down before each shooting session. I keep thye cloth in a zip lock bag - very convenient and effective.
 
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