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Re: To Larry Sunday; Swiss Powder

Posted by Ken on Thursday, 3 June 2010, at 9:31 p.m., in response to Re: To Larry Sunday; Swiss Powder, posted by Larry Sunday on Thursday, 3 June 2010, at 4:09 p.m.

Hi Larry, I guess you and me are in the same boat- bad backs.I have compressed discs and one of them is pinching a nerve that goes down into my left leg. When it gets on the hook my left thigh feels like it is on fire. What sort of surgery did you have done? That will be the next step for me, if I decide to have something else done. I had an epidural done about 3 months ago. It lasted about a week and a half. Best week and a half I have had in about 3 years. I just sent a money order for the Japan wax, so I won't have any results for 2 or 3 weeks. I'm going to have to really clean out my luber-sizer first. Yes, this is the same composition as the stuff the Frankford Arsenal used. According to Col. T.T.S. Laidley's 1879 manual, paragraph 117, " The lubricant used is Japan wax, which has no action on copper, brass, or lead. It is brought from the East Indies, and is a product of the root of the Rhus succedanea; is of a yellowish-white color, somewhat softer and more pliable than bleached beeswax; has a specific gravity of 0.95, melts at from 107 to 127 F, when pure, and costs about 16 1/2 cents per pound." I just spent $12.00 per pound for 2 pounds. But I sure will let you know how this stuff works. According to the "Ordnance Memoranda #21", this was the best stuff to use. Sure gonna give her a try. Okay Larry, get yourself well, and get back to shootin. Regards, Ken


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