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Old 09-05-2012, 08:35 PM   #21
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I have cleaned a couple of cosmoline covered guns in my parts washer, but make sure that the fluid is new, and oil immediately after drying or you can get flash rust.
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Old 09-10-2012, 07:42 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by hogrider
I haven't tried this but I wonder about WD40. That stuff works on a lot of things.
WD40 worked great for me, even used lightly on a rag on the stock. Most of the stock I did with orange clean though.
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I just cleaned out my Mosin Nagant with a can of break cleaner. It works fast but not good on all surfaces.
I took it apart first and sprayed it down until the brown color became clear and then coated and cleaned it with Gunzilla. Now I just need some ammo for it!
Break cleaner will damage wood and wood finishes!
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I used warm water and Simple Green and a toothbrush. Worked great, but I wasnt able to get the cosmolobe out of the wood because it was February in Alabama, so no sun or heat.
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Old 09-26-2012, 10:19 PM   #25
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Persistence and elbow grease.

You'll probably have to do it

more than once, to get it all.
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