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JT426 09-22-2011 02:46 PM

Best value cleaning equipment?
 
I have a Remington 700P in .308.

I've been looking at the Bore Tech patch guide and cleaning rods but I can't justify spending almost $100 on a cleaning rod/bore guide. It looks like a really great system but it sure is pricey! What's the best alternative?

I want a 44" coated cleaning rod and a decent bore guide that will protect my bore. Preferably made in the USA. What do you guys use?

Thanks!

a7mmnut 09-22-2011 03:04 PM

An outers kit at Walmart should be under $20.

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JT426 09-22-2011 03:52 PM

I don't think Outers makes a rod long enough.. I need a 44" rod so I can clean from the bolt side of the bore and have enough length for the 26" barrel and the bore guide.

canebrake 09-22-2011 04:06 PM

Hoppe's Bore Guides on sale.

Hoppe's Bore Guides, Cleaning Kits & Accessories, Gun Maintenance, Shooting : Cabela's

Dewey cleaning rod; 30C-44 .27 Cal. & up 44 - $29.95

.27 Caliber and up Nylon Coated Rods ... J. Dewey Mfg. Gun Care Products

I own both and they work.

therewolf 09-22-2011 04:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JT426 (Post 584400)
I don't think Outers makes a rod long enough.. I need a 44" rod so I can clean from the bolt side of the bore and have enough length for the 26" barrel and the bore guide.

Buy 2 0f 'em!:D

Seriously, for a barrel that long you

probably want a good rod, not a Wal-mart quick kit.

JT426 09-22-2011 06:01 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by canebrake (Post 584406)
Hoppe's Bore Guides on sale.

Hoppe's Bore Guides, Cleaning Kits & Accessories, Gun Maintenance, Shooting : Cabela's

Dewey cleaning rod; 30C-44 .27 Cal. & up 44 - $29.95

.27 Caliber and up Nylon Coated Rods ... J. Dewey Mfg. Gun Care Products

I own both and they work.

Thanks a lot! Ordered both.

canebrake 09-22-2011 06:21 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JT426 (Post 584453)
Thanks a lot! Ordered both.

You're welcome.

It's what we do. ;)

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a7mmnut 09-23-2011 12:40 AM

Maybe it was the Hoppe's kit, anyway I have two shotguns with 36" bbls. and it works with the longer tip accessories. A good coated rod one piece rod will cost more than two aluminum kits. A plastic chamber guide will help, and is fairly inexpensive.

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Scratchammo 09-23-2011 05:01 PM

Bore snake, starting fluid, clp, & cotton rag.

lobster 09-23-2011 08:47 PM

I think aluminum is too soft and could end up leaving residue inside the barrel. I like coated rods for worthwhile rifles.
I would also like to find a 9mm hi-power


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