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Old June 12, 2014, 05:28 PM   #1
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Ultrasonic cleaning question

Hey guys,
I stumbled into a free ultrasonic cleaner. I bought some Mpro-7 as a cleaner with a LPS-1 oil bath after. Works great on my stainless steal guns and barrels. But ive been worried to try it on my blued guns and my beretta m9a1 (aluminum fame and I think the barrel is anodized or parkerized). Does any one have any experience with this? Am I gonna ruin my finishes??
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Old June 12, 2014, 06:47 PM   #2
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I have been told not to put the aluminum baffles from my Suppressor into an ultra sonic cleaner. Im not sure about an aluminium frame of a handgun. But i wouldnt risk it
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Old June 12, 2014, 06:55 PM   #3
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Ultrasonic cleaners can cause the dye to seep out of anodized aluminum.
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Old July 14, 2014, 02:25 AM   #4
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For the most part, hard polymers, anodized aluminum, and clean steels, are ok. This goes for blued and stainless steel. But... non-anodized aluminum or other non-ferrous metals should not be put in USGC.
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