Thread: rusty woes
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Old February 7, 2013, 09:55 PM   #9
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HOT water and soap is great. My preference is Simple Green for cleaning. After everything is clean to my satisfaction, I run a mop with Ballisol inside the barrel and all over the entire gun. I don't like WD-40 or Bore Butter either. Bad experiences with both! I'll never use either one on a gun for long term storage again. I agree with Hawg in that you don't want a petroleum based product. I've had guns stored for YEARS coated with Ballistol and when I got them out, ran a dry patch down the barrel and they were perfectly clean.

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