Cleaning powder

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Rendezvous, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. Rendezvous

    Rendezvous Member

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    New to reloading, is there any truth to a powder out there that cleans brass out of the barrel?
     
  2. Engineering101

    Engineering101 Well-Known Member

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    There are not powders that clean brass out of a gun barrel because there are no opportunities to get brass into a gun barrel. Copper however does get deposited from copper jacketed or solid copper bullets and must eventually be removed to maintain accuracy. I seem to remember a powder that would minimize this effect but I can’t say for sure. Were I new to reloading as are you, I’d worry about everything but this issue.
     

  3. BaconFat

    BaconFat Active Member

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    I wonder if you were thinking of Hodgdon CFE223? It's suppose to reduce copper fouling. It's not something you load up a few rounds and send down the tube to clean up your barrel.
     
  4. Rendezvous

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    I apologize I mention to say copper, got brass on the brain. I guess just trying to protect my investment.
     
  5. Rendezvous

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    Not really sure someone mentioned it at the reloading isle wish I had wrote it down just thought I would throw it out there to see if it would stick seems like it sounded like vitoria