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I love the smell of ________

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by MarkSBG, Aug 1, 2009.

  1. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I can't figure out what I like more; the smell of spent gunpowder or the smell of a clean and oiled gun...:D

    Sorry, I just finished cleaning and needed to share.
     
  2. HappyRoman

    HappyRoman Sherwood Forest Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Spent gunpowder as the nightlite blast illuminates the air is pretty amazing
     
  3. cameronhu

    cameronhu Ridgefield, Wa Member

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    I'd have to say burnt gunpowder. There's nothing quite like picking up a hand full of freshly spent brass, holding it close to your nose and taking in the aroma. Ahhhh.:thumbup:
     
  4. BillM

    BillM Amity OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Dating myself here, It's a toss--the smell of a freshly fired paper hull
    shotshell, or the smell of old formula Hoppes #9.
     
  5. Nightshade

    Nightshade vancouver,WA Well-Known Member

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    I'm with Bill Hoppes # 9
     
  6. Jamie6.5

    Jamie6.5 Western OR Well-Known Member

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    ^ Agree!
     
  7. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hard choice, guess I'll have to take a good smell of my cleaned and oiled 1911 before I point it down range today..ahh the aroma..life is good. :thumbup:
     
  8. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    I love the smell of Hoppe's #9...
     
  9. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    You know, I didn't include Hoppes in the list because I thought I was the only one! HA!
     
  10. Silver Fox

    Silver Fox Puyallup, WA Well-Known Member

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    The silence after a gun fight in Afghanistan intensifies the sense of smell and as night begins to fall your vision is limited increasing it further. Sometimes there is no breeze to clear the air and the smell of burnt gun powder will last forever with you.

    It is a good smell.

    SF-
     
  11. GED

    GED North Idaho Active Member

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    the barrel of my Sig after a session at the range....
     
  12. Teufel_Hunden

    Teufel_Hunden Albany, Oregon Active Member

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    I love.........................................the smell of napalm in the morning.

    :grenade:
     
  13. eldbillbo

    eldbillbo clackamas New world samurai and a redneck none the less Bronze Supporter

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    Clp
     
  14. Contract_Pilot

    Contract_Pilot Vancouver, Washington Active Member

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    Me it's 100LL and Jet-A then The Smell of Gun Oil.
     
  15. ronin223

    ronin223 Portland Active Member

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    women, duh.
     
  16. MarkAd

    MarkAd Port Orchard Well-Known Member

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    Hoppes in te evening breeze. It works better then Viagra
     
  17. gunluvver

    gunluvver Hillsboro, OR Member

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    I think that would depend on what you're using the ol' cleaning rod on!
     
  18. CEF1959

    CEF1959 Willamette Valley, Oregon New Member

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    Hoppe's solvent, freshly-spent shotgun shells, and a freshly oiled gun.
     
  19. Seattle206

    Seattle206 Beacon Hill Member

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    the smell of burnt powder...love it...
     
  20. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    BeNOL in the morning