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Cleaning rod of choice?

 
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Old 06-05-2009, 09:20 PM
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Re: Cleaning rod of choice?

I use the Dewey rods,Lucas bore guides and TM Solutions exclusively.
No problem with the coating, and the TM Solutions is amazing stuff. I have yet to use a bronze brush on a barrel. Only using the TM Solutions and patches, and my barrels look immaculate.
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Old 06-05-2009, 11:00 PM
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Re: Cleaning rod of choice?

Love my Pro-Shot's.
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Old 06-06-2009, 05:51 AM
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Re: Cleaning rod of choice?

I use a brass rod for my pistol. For 20 years or so I used a wooden rod for my 30 cal rifles, until it cracked a few weeks ago, now I use the shaft of a graphite arrow.

I usually use the rods for the brushes, then use nylon string to pull the patch through.
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Old 06-06-2009, 06:18 AM
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Re: Cleaning rod of choice?

Nice to keep things on a budget, justgoto.
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Old 06-07-2009, 01:42 PM
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Re: Cleaning rod of choice?

I recently got the Tipton one piece and it is the best rod I have used, the bearing turns with ease and it is rugged. The rod has stayed clean and smooth. Very good investment. I had the coated Dewey and it would inbed junk in the coating and the coating would get tacky with some solvents and the handle was not the best.
I even got the pistol Tipton rod to use for a chamber and action cleaning I liked it so much.
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