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Old July 29, 2012, 11:02 AM   #26
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I have wondered if making your last couple of shots with a Non Corrosive Boxer Primed Round would help Blast some of the salts out of the Barrel.
Then Clean. Just an Idea.
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Old July 30, 2012, 08:10 AM   #27
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Some gun owners get the oddest ideas from the internut.
'Water dissolving salts' is an odd idea? 'Using only as strong a solvent as necessary' is an odd idea? Hmmm.....
No matter how big and tough you are, when a two-year-old hands you a toy phone you'll answer it.
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Old July 30, 2012, 02:57 PM   #28
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Any good bore cleaner (I am NOT including Hoppes #9 in this) will work fine. Hoppes Elite, CLP, the old GI surplus LSA and Milspec "Rifle Bore Cleaner", Birchwood-Casey Bore Scrubber - all work well.
Maybe you ought to read over the test I posted on the last page. LSA and CLP are not cleaners, they are lubricants. And I am reasonably sure your Mosins have seen water, because that is probably what the Soviets used to clean them.
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