Is it just me, or does Tetra Gun Oil smell awful?

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by ookoshi, Sep 23, 2010.

  1. ookoshi

    ookoshi Moderator

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    I swear it smells like bad BO.

    I was cleaning my gun at Sandy Springs Gun Range, and they had Tetra gun oil as their lubricant, so I gave it a try. I almost gagged. When I got home the first thing I did was use Hoppes #9 to clean off the Tetra and went back over my gun with CLP because I would rather have my gun smelling like CLP than like someone ran the gun up and down their armpit.
     
  2. Fallschirmjäger

    Fallschirmjäger I watch the watchers

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    I have to take a shower after using it, it seems to permeate Everything. CLP's not terrible, Eezox always reminds me of new-mown hay.
     

  3. EJR914

    EJR914 Cheezburger Operator

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    Tetra is the worst smelling gun oil ever made. I bought some of it at Crobar a while back. I agree, I have to scrub down after using it. Its not pleasant at all. It seems to work good though.
     
  4. martin_j001

    martin_j001 Active Member

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    Eezox and Hoppes... Its too bad neither company makes cologne. :lol: Love those smells myself, my wife hates them though.
     
  5. whitmo

    whitmo New Member

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    I use both the Tetra oil and grease and haven't noticed any smell at all. I'm going to have to go home and get a good whiff of it now to see if I can smell what you are talking about. Maybe my sniffer is broken????
     
  6. mygunstoo

    mygunstoo Active Member

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    Try G96 Gun Treatment, oil/solvert/cleaner. It smells very sweet. :shattered: