what type of plastic jag

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by johnnybruch, Apr 28, 2013.

  1. johnnybruch

    johnnybruch New Member

    Apr 28, 2013
    I have a broken and stuck plastic jag in a rem 700 disassembled bolt. Does anyone know what type of plastic an Outers plastic jag is made of and what chemical/solvent would disolce/soften it enough to be able to remove it from the bolt??
  2. geargrinder

    geargrinder Well-Known Member

    Nov 6, 2006
    I would think that any plastic that is used for a cleaning jag is going to be extremely chemical resistant.

    What would be the point of a jag that strong chemicals would soften or melt.

    Sorry about your problem. I'd think your solution will be mechanical vs. chemical.