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juststartin5272 11-14-2012 02:02 AM

What is the best way to get cosmoline out/off a gun?

Marlinman 11-14-2012 02:05 AM


Originally Posted by juststartin5272
What is the best way to get cosmoline out/off a gun?

Diesel in a steel trash can followed by a brush down the bore and a rag everywhere else. Only METAL parts should get diesel treatment. What gun are you doing it on?

Coyotenator 11-14-2012 05:54 AM

A parts washer with brand new cleaning fluid, works great, but be sure to oil everything ASAP or you will get flash rust.

zx9rt1 11-14-2012 06:28 AM

Portable steam cleaner like the "Shark" works pretty good. Also putting them in a black trash bag, and laying it out in the Texas summer sun works pretty good as well. :)

juststartin5272 11-14-2012 02:09 PM

I'm looking to get a Saiga 762 or a Yugo and I know they come caked in that stuff and I wanna be prepared.

Old_Crow 11-14-2012 02:21 PM

I get good results from WD40. It might take a couple applications but it gets the job done without stripping the finish.

vincent 11-14-2012 03:23 PM

JPyle did this for his Mosin but cosmo is cosmo, same technique applies...:cool:

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