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Old 10-14-2008, 09:56 AM
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Best cleaning rods?

What kind of cleaning rods do you think are best. I have been using Dewey and they got damaged when I moved. I was getting ready to order replacements and wanted some opinions.
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Re: Best cleaning rods?

We use Dewey's in the shop with the exception of .17/.20 cal and the Looooong .50 cal's. For those we use Tipton carbon fiber rods. Either of these would be great choices. My own personal cleaning rods are Dewey's and have served me well over the years.
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Old 10-14-2008, 10:41 AM
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Re: Best cleaning rods?

I to use coated Dewy one piece rods and have never had any complaints or needed more ,their bearings work realy well and I think they are made from spring steel to a little flexing won't kill them
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Re: Best cleaning rods?

Boretech Borestix are the best IMO. Dewey and Tipton are great cleaning rods.

I'd use any of the 3, and have. I prefer the boretech.
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Re: Best cleaning rods?

I do not mean to hujack the thread, but I'm getting a 338 LM Improved with a 32" barrel and 2 to 3" muzzle break based upon the Stiller Predator action. What rods will fit with this barrel length? The 50 cal rods seem to be too wide. My current 44" Dewey looks way too short when I add in the length of the action to the barrel and muzzle break. Suggestions are truly appreciated.

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Old 10-14-2008, 06:53 PM
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Re: Best cleaning rods?

I use Dewey one piece coated. I'm sure that there are other good ones but Dewey is my choice.
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Re: Best cleaning rods?

I use Tipton and Dewey. I like the Tipton a bit better.
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