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Old July 29, 2012, 09:03 PM   #1
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Inexpensive bore scope?

Anyone have an inexpensive bore scope? If so, presumably its easy to see how well my cleaning technique is with it? How about throat wear?
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Old July 30, 2012, 07:03 PM   #2
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A flash light at one end and a white piece of paper on the other end is pretty cheap bore scope substitute.
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Old July 30, 2012, 07:13 PM   #3
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If what you're talking about is what I think you're talking about... There's no such thing as an inexpensive bore scope. Hawkeye is about the least expensive and those are up over $700 these days.

Saying that, if you go through a lot of expensive barrels they are a fantastic tool to own. I went in halves on one about 10 years ago. When I got out of Benchrest, I sold my interest to my co-owner. Not a big deal when we lived 5 miles apart... more of a deal now that we live 1200 miles apart.

Get together with 3-4 (or how ever many people you are willing to share with) friends and buy one... you won't regret it.

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Old August 1, 2012, 09:20 PM   #4
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Was thinking something like this?

http://www.amazon.com/BORESCOPE-KIT-...ords=borescope

I'm not a machinist, would throat erosion and excessive wear be easy to identify for a novice?
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Old August 2, 2012, 07:53 PM   #5
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Ahhh, you said bore scope and I read bore light.
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Ahhh, you said bore scope and I read bore light.
You'll need to get caught up soon. If that's the worst misstep you've made all week... you're lagging waaaaay behind me.

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Old August 2, 2012, 09:06 PM   #7
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So what do you think? Worth it?
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