They use an E-1 that has failed to please his superiors and a tub of elbow grease. E-2s and E-3s work too. By the time they reach E-4 they've usually learned what keeps the PO happy.
Good question..........I Googled it........ select the paragraph below.
How do battleships clean the barrels of their guns between salvo? I’m talking about cleaning up flaming embers and such. I’ve heard that the Iowa used nitrogen gas, but what about the others? - Quora
Interesting reading !
My uncle said his initiation on his first submarine was to get in and clean torpedo tubes. Once inside, the gunners mate slammed the hatch shut and told him to knock when the tube was clean. Fun times!They soak a pillow in Hoppes, tie it to his *** and slide him down the barrel.
Where's your mirror at? You should definitely put the mirror on there and have another look. I've been playing around with the one I bought as well, definitely a neat tool. I've got some pics but don't have them with me or I'd post one of a barrel I'm trying to revive.After reading this I went to Amazon and bought the 50 dollar bore scope.. told my nephew to buy one also.
Because it cost more?How is a 16" naval gun cleaned?
Answer: A lead wafer is placed between the 50# silk bags of propellant. A chemical reaction with the copper removes the deposits.
"Tubb Dust" mixed with powder has the same effect. Use it to eliminate copper in your bore. Worked very well for me------------
Why do they use silk to bag there propellant?