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Old June 23, 2012, 11:00 PM   #1
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Your gun cleaners, what do you use

Im just wondering what everyone is using. I use Gunslick Ultra-Klenz for my main cleaner, then every so often I run Gunslick Copper-Klenz down the barrel.
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Old June 24, 2012, 12:17 AM   #2
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Ballistol but wanting to try Frog Lube - I like the non-toxic CLPs
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Old June 24, 2012, 12:39 AM   #3
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All I use is Eezox.
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Old June 24, 2012, 01:34 AM   #4
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G 96 gun cleaner(as well as hoppes, but mostly G96 right now). It's cheap, and is a 3 in 1(Cleans, lubricates and prevents rust), as well as it smells nice. Haven't had any rust issues with it, and because it's in an aerosol can, it sprays on quickly.
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Old June 24, 2012, 03:39 AM   #5
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Ed's Red
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Old June 24, 2012, 05:57 AM   #6
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Gunslick Foaming Cleaner and Ed's Red.
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Old June 24, 2012, 06:26 AM   #7
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Frog Lube is the best that I have found.
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Old June 24, 2012, 06:44 AM   #8
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M Pro7 = bio degradable and doesnt stink up the whole house AND you can mix it 50/50 with water to extend its use
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Old June 24, 2012, 06:51 AM   #9
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Gunzilla. Odorless, biodegradable. Made in Michigan.
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Old June 24, 2012, 08:40 AM   #10
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Montana Extreme bore cleaner, copper killer, and conditioner. Best I've used and fastest plus it's safe on metals. Strong smell, use outside or in a ventilated garage etc.
http://www.montanaxtreme.com/
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Old June 24, 2012, 09:02 AM   #11
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My "go to" gun oil is G-96, there's no substitute for this oil. And as far as bore solvents go "Bore Tech" Eliminator is the best fouling solvent I have tried, and there's more than a dozen bore solvents in the cleaning cabinet in the laboratory. Yes I've got the Barnes, Shooter's Choice, Gunslick Foaming bore cleaner, Smith & Wesson bore gel, Butch's Bore shine, Hoppes,,,,,,,, yadda yadda.........
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Old June 24, 2012, 09:43 AM   #12
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+-1 for " ED'S RED "

I mix up a gallon at a time and keep a jug on the work bench .
lots of good uses for tough cleaning jobs in and around the garage/work shop.
absolutely love this stuff.
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Old June 24, 2012, 01:19 PM   #13
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I'm with Hooligan. The Boretech Eliminator has made my other stuff into secondary cleaners. Every now and then, if the barrel isn't too dirty, I'll patch it a few times with Butch's or Shooter's Choice. My logic there, right or wrong, is that I want the powder fouling out of there, but I don't want all of the copper out. It seems that if I take all the copper out, I have to shoot a rifle (some of them anyway) more than a few times to get them to 'settle down' and shoot their best. There is no scientific proof behind that, but that is the way it seems.
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Old June 24, 2012, 01:43 PM   #14
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+1 for Ballistol, I use it on all of my firearms.
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Old June 24, 2012, 05:54 PM   #15
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A modified version of Ed's Red using John Deere Low-Viscosity Hy-Gard ATF, MEK, kerosene, mineral spirits, toluene or xylene, some Lube Control LC-20, and about 1.5 oz. of Lucas Synthetic Oil Stabilizer per quart (I have a bunch of it on-hand and it does seem to help with lubricity).

The only drawback is that this mixture doesn't have a flight number associated with it
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Old June 24, 2012, 08:10 PM   #16
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I use PB penetrating oil to clean. I use it at work as an auto mechanic and found it works great cleaning guns. Lots cheaper too. I rinse metal with brake cleaner and plastic with isopropyl. I lube with Mobile 1. Another tech gave me a spare quart of 5W20 so I'm set for gun oil for a good long time.
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Old June 24, 2012, 08:29 PM   #17
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Hoppe's 9
Mobil 1 10w40
Brake clean
Marvel Mystery Oil

I'd like to try some of that Gunslick foaming cleaner
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Old June 24, 2012, 08:31 PM   #18
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Hoppe's #9
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Old June 24, 2012, 09:05 PM   #19
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I use PB penetrating oil to clean.
Ugh... I made the mistake of using PB blaster on a bedroom hinge once.... That stuff is STINKY!!!! It works better than anything else, but after that its an outdoors ONLY spray.
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Old June 24, 2012, 09:55 PM   #20
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weapon shield....
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Old June 24, 2012, 11:59 PM   #21
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+1 on Ed's Red.

Handguns, rifle bolts/actions.
Soak, brush, rinse, dry.

Handgun barrels get run thru with 0000 steel wool wrapped around a brush (shoot mostly lead) after.

Rifle barrels get a combo RB 17 (alos biodegradable) and JB cleaner.
Sometimes I plug the barrel(s) and soak it with Ed's Red....not too practical with
gas guns though.

Crash box,
I find Ed's Red takes time to "dry"/get the excess off.
Does the Lucas Oil Stabilizer make it more so?
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Old June 25, 2012, 06:43 AM   #22
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hoppes
or
CLP
lube with Militec
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Old June 25, 2012, 08:21 AM   #23
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Clenzoil and Breakfree CLP. Never felt the need to look for anything better. I've used these two products for quite a few years. Only one thing that disappoints. I wish Clenzoil came in a bigger size bottle in my Neck of the Woods. (8oz. only)
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Old June 25, 2012, 07:16 PM   #24
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I'm pretty sure I'm going to open a can of worms here when I say this...
I use WD40 and Hoppe's solvent.

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Old June 25, 2012, 07:41 PM   #25
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Hoppes # 9 and G 96 do everything I need to do.
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