Beeswax or Paraffin Wax per Eley

Red Dawn

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I did some reading up on the differences between the 2. Eley has a great write up on both that was well worth the read.

Beeswax or Paraffin

Beeswax is made by bees surprisingly and has a yellow tint that is a softer, thicker and stickier lubricant than paraffin is. That being said it makes a more accurate round since it reduces the effects of chambering a round.

Due to the sticky thickness of beeswax, it will pick up more lint and debris. As a result it will build up in the chamber quicker so you should have a cleaning regiment in place to compensate for that.

Cleaner Gun = Better Shot

Now paraffin wax is a clearer thinner lubricant and is harder than beeswax with a higher melting point. This gives it a drier feel and is less prone to picking up debris.

Thanks to its harder texture, paraffin wax is more suited to semi-auto firearms as it doesn’t clog as bad.

Hope that helps ...


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T_Max

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Pretty cool story on the Eley website about a range in Rockmart called Chickenfoot range. But looks like those guys are dead serious about Rimfire benchrest shooting. Some of those rifle Set ups look seriously expensive
 

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The Eley rounds I shoot utilize beeswax.

Heres a tip - Let the ammo sit in the sun, in the box, bullet down, for a bit. The wax will melt and coat the bullets uniformly and excess will drip onto the box.