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Posted: 2/2/2010 9:00:37 AM EST
Just got a Rock River Arms NM A4 and want to know if it's really necessary to use a bore guide. I want to use a Otis cleaning kit because I've heard alot of good things about it. This is my first AR-15 and I just wanna take care of it. If anyone uses them what is a good brand? Thanks in advance !

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Link Posted: 2/2/2010 9:49:29 AM EST
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for me, no on the otis. some do ok with it. i never bought into it because of all the stuck patches i have seen. my gunsmith had two rifles in at once from different guys that jammed patches in the bore. i would get a dewy coated rod and chamber guide. that's what i use and works great.
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Link Posted: 2/2/2010 9:59:12 AM EST
Welcome to the site.

There is a section labeled "maintanance and cleaning" which has a wealth of information on the subject.
http://www.ar15.com/forums/forum.html?b=3&f=7

Personally, I use a bore guide, from Brownells, a one piece Dewey delrin cleaning rod.

I keep an Otis in my range kit for cleaning if needed.
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Link Posted: 2/2/2010 7:52:28 PM EST
Personally I run a Brownells bore guide.

Didn't get into the whole Otis kits. I just use a standard cleaning rod, works fine for me.

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Link Posted: 2/3/2010 3:34:47 AM EST
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Link Posted: 2/3/2010 12:28:21 PM EST
Unnecessary.......

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Link Posted: 2/3/2010 3:24:56 PM EST
Originally Posted By 50-140:
There is a section labeled "maintanance and cleaning" which has a wealth of information on the subject.
http://www.ar15.com/forums/forum.html?b=3&f=7

Personally, I use a bore guide, from Brownells, a one piece Dewey delrin cleaning rod.

I keep an Otis in my range kit for cleaning if needed.


Uh, this IS the "Maintanance and Cleaning" section. It wouldn't hurt to do a search here first, but unless you are quite familiar with this search engine, it could be a bit challenging to find what you're looking for. Lucas makes excellent bore guides. I think I'm going to get a JP aluminum bore guide though.

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Link Posted: 2/4/2010 6:24:15 PM EST
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Lucas Bore Guide


ditto. very good product.


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Link Posted: 2/4/2010 9:02:46 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/4/2010 9:03:15 PM EST by Vega]
Ok thanks guys I think I'am gonna get a Lucas bore guide. So I'am gonna use it with a one piece dewey rod, do I need a seperate cleaning system for the chamber?? whats the best way goin about that?

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