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Best copper solvent?

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Unread 06-20-2008, 11:52 PM
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Best copper solvent?

What's the best copper solvent and do you use a different solvent for powder fouling. Thanks for the info!
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Unread 06-20-2008, 11:58 PM
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I use Warthog for both.

Except when I'm not in a hurry. Then I use Wipeout.
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Unread 06-21-2008, 12:11 AM
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1+ on Warthog for both. Wipeout is good, but messy (for me), and some people like to use a separate carbon remover.
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Unread 06-21-2008, 05:18 AM
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Bore Tech Eliminator for copper; Shooters Choice Blackpowder gel for carbon.
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Unread 06-21-2008, 11:37 AM
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The gunslick foam, to my surprise, worked better, substantially, over wipeout.
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Unread 06-21-2008, 11:46 AM
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I thought my barrel was totally void of copper until I ran some Bore Tech Eliminator thru it yesterday. Definitely be using it from now on
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Unread 06-21-2008, 04:37 PM
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Shooters Choice and I just bought some Tipton stuff that I haven't used yet.
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