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Old March 31, 2008, 11:04 AM   #1
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anyone use the tipton carbon cleaning rods?

I wondered how good they are, seems like they wont bend as much.
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Old March 31, 2008, 11:57 AM   #2
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I use Dewey but my understanding is Tipton are in the same league.
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Old March 31, 2008, 03:20 PM   #3
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I have the Tipton rods in both the small and large caliber sizes and I've been very impressed with them. I also own Dewey rods, but now they seem to be used only for the T/C pistol barrels.
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Old March 31, 2008, 03:22 PM   #4
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I use tipton rod tips, there great
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Old April 1, 2008, 02:40 PM   #5
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thanks just wondered about the carbon

kind of got to thinking about it after I posted. Are the carbon rods affected by the carbon removers????? Maybe just a different type of carbon configuration but seems like they would. Oh hey what about the new hoppes elite system of cleaning rods?
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Old April 1, 2008, 03:12 PM   #6
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I'm not sure how the carbon rod reacts to the solvents. But I usually wipe it clean as soon as I'm done with it. So far no problem. I like the ball-bearing handle which allow rods to follow the grove smoothly.
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