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Old 08-20-2005, 11:28 PM
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Muzzel brake cleaning

Need help! What does everybody use to clean their muzzel brakes. Thanks, Wildcat.
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Old 08-20-2005, 11:50 PM
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Re: Muzzel brake cleaning

Please don't take this wrong. I have had a muzzle brake for only < 100 rounds.

Why worry about how clean it is? Are you talking about the bore or the ports?
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Old 08-21-2005, 12:05 AM
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Re: Muzzel brake cleaning

I have heared that people use brake fluid and carborator cleaner to clean the brakes. I was just trying to find out if there is any type of fluid that would be best for cleaning. Thanks, Wildcat.
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Old 08-21-2005, 08:39 AM
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Re: Muzzel brake cleaning

wildcat,
I use a spray carb/brake cleaner, which ever is available at time. I watch for sales at local auto supply and buy 2/3 at time. I clean them outside!
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Old 08-21-2005, 06:35 PM
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Re: Muzzel brake cleaning

I keep a bottle of Shooter Choice on the side and only use it to soak the brake in. Normally, I leave the brake submerged in the fluid for an hour or so. I have a Vais brake and it is a royal pain in the butt to clean.
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Old 08-21-2005, 08:19 PM
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Re: Muzzel brake cleaning

Thanks for the advice guys. Wildcat
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Old 08-22-2005, 08:45 AM
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Re: Muzzel brake cleaning

just cleaned my answer brake after about 1K 308 rds...didnt really need it, but i was seeing blue in the holes from copper vapor, so i figured it was time [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img]

wipe out, then rinse with water, then ballistol, then drain and wipe.

will be using an ultrasonic from now on, if harbor freight ever gets tham off backorder!!

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