It is better to use a lacquer than oil or grease, other things equal because it is more corrosion-proof. Compare with the inferior Hardness Spec-wise but same theoretical coverage for either Duracoat(tm) for guns or Renwax(tm) in a metal can also with respect each to hours of salt spray if applicable at what thickness. Coverage is 4 square foot per ounce at a dipped coating of 3 mils becoming 1.5 mils if that starting point. Super Lacquer Hardness, Much better Salt Spray Resistance than wax, and doesn't have to be sprayed or layered yet is extreme! This product is on the new clear water based Clear Coat So Strong and Corrosion resistant it has to be called a lacquer, these hardness and properties are truly amazing for a non-hazmat even by air in large quantity product! However the drawback to getting to self-leveling it is important to wear rubber or nitrile gloves like with the rugged gun blue against skin contact, and also not breath the fumes: so good mechanical exhaust ventilation or adequate charcoal filter mask is important.
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