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Old 09-01-2011, 11:19 PM   #1
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I just got my bore snake and I was wondering if you guys oil yours? I was watching Trigger Talk TV (great show for beginners) and he said keep it in a bag with oil. Or I think he did it was a few weeks ago and I can't find the episode.

Mine is for .22 so pretty dirty any way. From what I read most just put 3-4 drops of oil in front of the brush and pull it 2-3 times but other places it says just pull it dry


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Old 09-01-2011, 11:23 PM   #2
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I took the brush out of mine, oil an inch or two at the beginning, swipe it through as many times as necessary. I use a second dry one to clean residual out. Gotta love them bore snakes, toss 'em in a sock, chuck 'em in the washer...good as new...for my 10/22



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Everyone has their preference. I put a few drops on the bristles and pull it through 5 times.

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Great for emergency field cleaning, not day to day. Make sure to wash it after each use. No sense running grit/ dirt through the bore.

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I have several of them & I something different on each !

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For a .22, I wouldn't oil your boresnake unless you're getting ready to store her away for a little while.

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For a .22, I wouldn't oil your boresnake unless you're getting ready to store her away for a little while.
Now you know someone is going to Freudian that one...


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