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Old 11-04-2008, 12:54 PM
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More opinions on Bore Snakes

In regards to the current discussion on accuracy of fouled vs. clean bores on Shawn's "Smallest 3 shot group" thread what opinoins does the group have on Bore Snakes and their role in a cleaning regiment/kit?
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what opinoins does the group have on Bore Snakes and their role in a cleaning regiment/kit?
I have some from years ago....they sit right next to my aluminum cleaning rods.

I have no gripes with them, just don't use them anymore.
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Re: More opinions on Bore Snakes

I use a bore snake for cleaning my 22s exclusively, and I put the 30 cal snake in my pack to clear pine needles, moisture etc out of the bore when I am "out in the bush". I prefer a cleaning rod for my centerfire rifles when I am at home.
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Re: More opinions on Bore Snakes

Bore snakes are great for removing carbon after each shot when in the field
and when working up loads for group size.

They don't clean as well as a good rod and solvent cleaning.

I carry one with me in my pac for field use and they work well to sweep
the bore clear of powder residue,dust,moisture and any other foreign
objects that could increase barrel wear.

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Re: More opinions on Bore Snakes

i use mine on .22's and have one for each of my encore barrels. I haven't found a bore guide that will fit my encore barrels and the bore snakes work great when out shooting pd's or cleaning at the range.
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Re: More opinions on Bore Snakes

My gunsmith likes them because he gets work rebarreling rifles when guys put the snake in part way then move it back the other way and gets stuck.
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My gunsmith likes them because he gets work rebarreling rifles when guys put the snake in part way then move it back the other way and gets stuck.
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