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Old 10-26-2020, 01:30 PM
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So apparently you can throw it in your engine or eat it

Canola - short for Canada Oil, Low Acid


https://truththeory.com/canola-oil-h...1VkUqAc1YZAu6c
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I flush a cup down the vacuflush head once a month...keeps the duck bills lubed.
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That article is garbage - it's solely meant to be inflammatory. "Hey look! We used this for engine oil and are now tricking people into eating it!"

We consume oil from lots of different plants, everything from rapeseed to grapeseed.

Guess what? We use propylene glycol as a food preservative and as antifreeze - you are ingesting it if you've had certain brands/flavors of ice cream, cake mix, or flavored iced tea.

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Originally Posted by LI Sound Grunt View Post
So apparently you can throw it in your engine or eat it

Canola - short for Canada Oil, Low Acid


https://truththeory.com/canola-oil-h...1VkUqAc1YZAu6c
Well it works half decently in guns as long as you swap it out regularly...after a while it polymerizes and gums them up and for that reason I don't use it myself.

But if you replace it regularly, Fireclean/canola oil works okay.
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Originally Posted by LI Sound Grunt View Post
So apparently you can throw it in your engine or eat it

Canola - short for Canada Oil, Low Acid


https://truththeory.com/canola-oil-h...1VkUqAc1YZAu6c
its not short for Canada oil. Canola oil is a plant based oil from canola seeds.
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Originally Posted by Pelagic295 View Post
its not short for Canada oil. Canola oil is a plant based oil from canola seeds.
canola oil = Canadian marketing of rape seed oil. Same crap, slightly more palatable name. Carried into the states pretty effectively.
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Exactly, autobaun70. A non inflammatory name for what would now be the point of major protests. Some folks tried “grape seed”, but that did not work. Beautiful fields when they flower!
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Some folks use it in chainsaws. They are the "vegans" of arborist websites...How do you know someone uses canola oil in their chainsaws? They tell you about it. Over and over and over again.

There are specific places where a non-petroleum bar oil is required. Most are in Cali.
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Originally Posted by Pelagic295 View Post
its not short for Canada oil. Canola oil is a plant based oil from canola seeds.
Read up on the Canola plant....you'll see it's just a nickname for....well..here's a link to educate up on.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canola_oil
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Definitely rebranded rapeseed oil. Advantages are it has a high smoke point, ~525*. Little cross transference of flavor. Cook fish and french fries in the same fat. Disadvantage is that is is higher in uremic acid than other fats. Used to use it in my electric chain saw when I did ice carving.
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Canola also used as shredder oil I think
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Originally Posted by edwardh1 View Post
Canola also used as shredder oil I think
Yes. I use canola oil in my paper shredder.
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