I don't know about anybody else but I use them to wipe my hands off before I eat. I don't want to get grunge onto my food from my hands (think lead). I suppose you could also wipe down the guns with them prior to detailed cleaning.
With over 15 perCUSSIN' revolvers, I've been called the Imelda Marcos of cap & ball.
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Wolverton Mtn. Peacekeepers (WA), former Orygun Cowboy (Ranger, Posse from Hell)