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Old March 22, 2017, 08:53 PM   #26
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Mete- of course you should wipe the residue off! I said that earlier.
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Old March 24, 2017, 07:20 PM   #27
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If you're worried about steel wool don't use it. Having been around boats forever I've learned you don't use steel wool, you use bronze wool. Which you can get in a boat store.

When I refurbished an old .22 rf a few years ago I used bronze wool on it, no ill effects after about 5 years, but it was blued steel.
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Old March 24, 2017, 09:36 PM   #28
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Agree with bronze wool. I mentioned it in post # 12 above. Nice to know it can be found in boat supply stores.
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