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Old January 8, 2024, 09:51 AM   #26
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Seven Hugh, I just saw this article about gun cleaning products that you might find useful:

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Old January 9, 2024, 12:16 PM   #27
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I'm a big fan of the Lucas Oil Products. Almost all I use. The Extreme Duty Oil is really good on most firearms. I find their aerosol CLP works the best on the rimfires.

I'll use the Hornady One Shot when going into a dirty or dusty environment on Bolt Guns, or on ARs with NiB or QPQ bolts.

Their bore solvent should be renamed to "Choke Tube and Ultrasonic Cleaner". It does not do a good job cleaning bores, especially copper, for which I go to Montana Extreme or GunSlick foaming.

The only product they have I have seen degrade and separate is the grease. Leave it for 4 or 5 months and there will be a stickier dark blue grease and lighter blond oil. So that is a product I only use before a match on my Shotgun action.
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Old January 11, 2024, 11:41 AM   #28
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I have 13 different products in my inventory and some that I have used but never bought again. My favorites are those marketed by KG Industries,LLC (

KG-1 for carbon removal and loosening copper fouling (at one time in the past I had written to KG and they were honest enough to advise that they had experimented to find a product that would efficiently remove carbon and copper, and KG-1
didn't loosen copper to their satisfaction, so they added KG-12)

KG-2 Bore Polish
KG-12 Copper Solvent

Another that I've used for over 50 years is G-96 Gun Treatment. It is one that Cleans, Lubricates and Protects. I use it routinely to polish and shine my stocks as well as the metal portions of the guns.
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