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Unread 08-30-2002, 07:44 AM
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Rifle Cleaning Rods

I have a long barrel .300 RUM. The barrel is 33" long. I have not yet broken it in. Where can I get a cleaning rod long enough for this barrel? I would like a good 1 section coated rod. The rifle is scoped so I need as long a rod as possible. Any suggestions as to lenght and where to get it on-line.

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Unread 08-30-2002, 09:01 AM
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Re: Rifle Cleaning Rods

Boire Tech makes some long cleaning rods Sinclair International has them up to 52"
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Unread 08-30-2002, 01:30 PM
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Re: Rifle Cleaning Rods

I would recommend Bore Tech. I have couple other kinds as well as bore tech. Bore Tech has ball bearing in the handle for rotation and it works better than my others.
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Unread 08-30-2002, 02:35 PM
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Re: Rifle Cleaning Rods

I've got rods from Dewey and Bore Tech.

I heartily recommend either. They have the size for you. They offer good bore-guides also.


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Unread 09-04-2002, 06:39 AM
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Re: Rifle Cleaning Rods

BoreTechs are the only way to go. They come up to 60" lengths and bearings in handle are unbelievable. I have a couple old Deweys that have locked up in the handle.

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Unread 09-08-2002, 02:52 AM
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Re: Rifle Cleaning Rods

I have both Dewey and Bore Tech. Id rather use and buy Bore Tech, better handle(padded foam type), takes common brushes without adapter. After I bought a Bore Tech the Dewey stays in the corner.
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