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Old March 16, 2009, 05:03 PM   #1
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Lead remover

What do you all find to be the best product to remove lead (especially the deposits around the forcing cone) from your pistolas?
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Old March 16, 2009, 05:05 PM   #2
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Hmmm. I don't know what I use. It must work pretty good, however; I don't have any lead deposits.
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Old March 16, 2009, 05:08 PM   #3
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Lewis Lead Remover, hit top link
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Old March 16, 2009, 05:10 PM   #4
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fine steel wool wrapped around a bore brush. soak deposit first w/WD.
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Old March 18, 2009, 10:09 PM   #5
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The Lewis remover does a great job - especially on the forcing cone.

For the bore, I do use the strands of copper/brass Chore Boy scourging pads wrapped in an old bore'll pull long strips of lead right out of the bore landings.
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Old March 19, 2009, 01:12 AM   #6
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If y'all are getting leading from bp y'all are doing something wrong.
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Old March 19, 2009, 09:48 PM   #7
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Apologize for any confusion, been shooting smokeless (Trail Boss) about 5.2 grains with 250 gr. laser cast slugs.
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Old March 20, 2009, 11:52 AM   #8
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Your bullets are most likely improper size. Slug your bore and buy bullets .001" oversize.
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Old March 20, 2009, 02:57 PM   #9
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No steel wool. You can use copper Chore-boy from your local grocer. Be sure its soap free. Wrap the Chore-boy around an old brass bristle brush. Pull it partially into the forcing cone and then spin it.
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