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Old 04-23-2013, 11:03 PM
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Boretech or KG bore solvents

Hello everyone I was wondering what you guys are using to clean your barrels? I currently use Mpro7 for carbon fowling and Blue Wonder for copper fowling but im out of both and am looking to try something new. I've heard a lot of good things about Boretech and KG cleaning products. and I was wondering what you like better. Thanks
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Old 04-24-2013, 12:51 AM
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Re: Boretech or KG bore solvents

I like Bore Tech. I did a small test with this a wile back that Broz recommended me to try.

I took 4 dirty rifles(around 50 rounds each) and cleaned them each with a different solvent until patches came out clean.
Gun#1-KG products
Gun#2-butch's
Gun#3-sweet's
Gun#4-hope's #9

I then ran 2 wet patches of bore tech eleminator threw each of them and let it soak for 15 minutes. After 15 minutes I ran another wet patch threw... None of them had carbon fouling but every rifle still had bad copper fouling. I cleaned them all with eleminator until patches were clean.
I then ran the test over but with the clean barrels just to see if the others would pick up anything that the Bore Tech left behind. There was nothing.

I now use Bore Tech C4 for carbon and Cu+2 for copper. If I am doing a quick clean or barrel break-in I use Eleminator. When using bore tech it also eliminates the need for a fouling shot, just leave the Cu+2 or Eleminator in the barrel for rust prevention when storing a rifle. When ready to shoot just patch it out(normally 5-6 patches) and you are ready to go!

If you have any questions feel free to ask. I'll try my best to help.


Mike
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Old 04-24-2013, 01:10 AM
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Re: Boretech or KG bore solvents

Bore-Tech for me too, however, prior to, I use cheap aersol, non-chlorianted brake cleaner from Auto Value. Cheaper the better, it's all the same, just the can colors change.

It's like toilet paper. Use it and flush it (toilet paper).....lol

You can't beat brake cleaner for powder residue removal, I use it on actions too. Just be cautious with plastic parts, brake cleaner will destroy most plastics.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:01 AM
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Re: Boretech or KG bore solvents

I use Boretech C4 for carbon and boretech Cu+2 for copper. I would imagine that the Cu+2 would be enough for carbon and copper because all of my guns were clean of carbon and copper after just cleaning with it.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:23 AM
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Re: Boretech or KG bore solvents

Well the results are clear so far.. When you use the boretech do you scrub the barrel or is it a soaking cleaner? I ask because people who use KG say it works very fast because you use a nylon brush to scrub. Thanks everyone.
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Old 04-24-2013, 10:59 AM
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Re: Boretech or KG bore solvents

I just go by the directions on the bottle.

Soak and push three patches through the bore.

Put Cu+2 on a nylon brush and do 15 strokes.

Soak and push three more patches through.

Let it sit 10-15 mins and then I put just a little solvent on the tip of the patch and push through.

Then dry patch it.

Depending on how long ago the gun has been cleaned or how terrible it fowls, you may have to let it sit longer than 15 mins.
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:45 AM
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Re: Boretech or KG bore solvents

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I just go by the directions on the bottle.

Soak and push three patches through the bore.

Put Cu+2 on a nylon brush and do 15 strokes.

Soak and push three more patches through.

Let it sit 10-15 mins and then I put just a little solvent on the tip of the patch and push through.

Then dry patch it.

Depending on how long ago the gun has been cleaned or how terrible it fowls, you may have to let it sit longer than 15 mins.
I do the same. And if the barrel pretty bad with copper just let is sit for a bit longer. And if it isn't clean after the first round just repeat. And in the future cleaning will get easier and faster.

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