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Old 04-03-2014, 03:12 AM   #101
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Does anyone use soaked muzzleloader patches to clean modern firearms? I like the way T/C sells them, ready to use.
Be careful with those. They leave a thick layer of lube in the barrels. If its not fully removed with a good solvent brushes and patches before firing it can cause big pressure spikes in centerfire rounds
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Old 04-03-2014, 03:14 AM   #102
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Old 04-03-2014, 04:23 AM   #103
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soap and hot water?
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Old 04-03-2014, 04:43 AM   #104
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I only use CLP but hearing of all the praise of Ballistol I may try it just to see how much better it does

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