Those Tiresome Rifle Maintenance Chores By Darrell Holland

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  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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  2. 270 Sender0

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    What type of tool do I need to take apart my Rem. 700 bolt for cleaning and where can I buy one, also what type of grease and how will it do when the temperature is in the low 30's to 20's?
     
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    I'm hoping for some helpful advice:
    Has anybody any experience with both the Wheeler FAT and Weaver torque wrenches?
    I am hoping not to have to spend $200 for a Tochnichi wrench.....

    Anybody want to share helpful info?

    Thanks,
    terjeness
     
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    terjeness,

    I bought a Weaver and sent it back immediately. It was set at 65 inch pounds at the factory and was so bound up, I couldn't move the dial.

    I then bought Wheeler Fat Wrench and it's been perfect.
     
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    Thanks for a decisive answer. Thank you kindly,
    terjeness
     
  6. terjeness

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    First of all: thank you for a great, no-nonsense article!
    It would make it easier for me to purchase anti-seize compound and extra slick cam grease, if I knew a name brand or two to ask for. Any suggestions?
    Expectantly,

    terjeness
     
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    terjenes,
    I ordered mine from Darrel Holland's website. Just google Holland Gunsmithing.
     
  8. terjeness

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    Thanks!
     
  9. Akykyshka

    Akykyshka New Member

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    surprized thanks

    I am very appreciated
     
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    I can remember, (as well can my brothers) it was darn near a whipping by our father if a gun was put away dirty. Some people, ( I feel) think that today's weapons don't need cleaning as often. Sad mistake. Thanks for the article.
     
  11. guncollector22250

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    Just read your artical brought back some great memories of cold wet days sitting in front of a fire after a day shooting cleaning our guns, Was always told first thing after a shoot was to look after your gun still do it and have my kids doing the same thing.
     
  12. basinman

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    Hoppes gun grease works well.
     
  13. terjeness

    terjeness Well-Known Member

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    I bought the Permatex anti-seize lubricant, and Power-Fist lithium grease. It works very well, but wish it had come in tiny tubes..... I now have enough for a lifetime.