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    Hi all
    I need your help about using linseed oil, i applied it on my cue yesterday,
    i left it for the night, i dry it using a dry cloth, then a wet & dry cloth,

    till it seems completely dry,

    but after a while it feels oily again, is there any thing i've

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    completely normal just keep drying , its the timber sweating the oil out , just wipe it off , until the cue has been through various temperatures an

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    what i done was.

    cleaned cue with damp cloth then dried---put boiled linseed oil on...left if for a day then buffed it up

    i

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    you shouldnt put boiled linseed oil on a cue it as driers it in which arnt good for your cue. always use raw the only problem with linseed oil is it t

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    Thanks very much

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    [QUOTE=hanchi;511091]I need your help about using linseed oil, i applied it on my cue yesterday,
    i left it for the night, i dry it using a dry

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    well i got told to use boiled on this very forum. seems to be ok for me tho. it looked like my cue didnt have any finish on it at all, which is why i

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    The problem with boiled oil is that it contains artificial driers, which are there to aid / accelerate the drying process.

    This isn't a

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    cheers trev. may i ask what oils u use?

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