Bore cooler

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  1. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    We have heard about many methods used to cool a rifle bore. Some seemed harsh and some seemed Ok but iffy. This was brought to my attention and looks like a neat and safe way to cool the bore.

    The power supply can be any thing portable that will charge a cell phone.

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D5N36N...olid=21MZ4G6WRYPRE&psc=0&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it

    Thinking about trying one for this hot weather in TEXAS.

    J E CUSTOM
     
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  2. Mike 338

    Mike 338 Well-Known Member

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    I thought about that too. Back in the day, we'd put a coil of copper tubing in a can packed with ice and draw air into the intake of our engines. I imagine "cooler than ambient" air would really cool a barrel down if your in a really hot place.
     
  3. BountyHunter

    BountyHunter Well-Known Member

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    Cold wet small towel works wonders. Just rewet in you drink cooler. Works faster and cheaper. Fold over 2-3 times so does not hand down too far.
     
  4. Barrelnut

    Barrelnut Well-Known Member

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    I have one of these that are an acceptable replacement for a chamber flag. Same concept in that they use a small high speed electronics cooling fan. Works OK. Uses CR123A that last a while and you can get in bulk on Amazon.
    http://barrelcool.com/product/barrelcool/

    I really like a battery operated air mattress pump with tube stuck into the chamber though. It can put more air thru.
     
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  5. 257Tony

    257Tony Well-Known Member

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    I have the Beta 60 model that uses AA batteries. It works quite well on hot days, but I will say that the unit itself is quite fragile. My first one showed up DOA, they sent a replacement no problem, the 2nd unit the nozzle broke off when I put it in my shooting bag. I glued it back on, and its been fine since then.
     
  6. dok7mm

    dok7mm Well-Known Member

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    Plus 1 on matress pump. For a long day of shooting, the small chamber style pumps won't cut it. I add a wet large hanky in these 100* days.

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  7. tbrice23

    tbrice23 Well-Known Member

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    Get the
    RECHARGEABLE BATTERY mattress inflator, works great completely portable. The battery lasts all day.
     
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    tbrice23 Well-Known Member

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