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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/24/2003 2:45:26 PM EDT
It sort of looks like mineral build-up, but what? Has this light-bluish and white crusty look, it cleaned off easily.

Thanks
Link Posted: 8/24/2003 3:48:51 PM EDT
You need to clean it a little longer! Use CLP. Bob
Link Posted: 8/24/2003 3:52:07 PM EDT
Saint, Yea, I've noticed the same thing on my Bushy with Mini Y-Comp. Cleans off pretty easily but I've wondered what it is as well. E-95
Link Posted: 8/24/2003 7:35:41 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/24/2003 7:37:39 PM EDT by G35]
What did you use for a bore cleaner ? Did you use Hoppes 9 ? I had the same thing happen to me when I used Hoppes 9. DESPITE what some will say, Hoppes 9 does disslove copper very slightly... slightly enough to leave a residue, which is blue-green in color.
Link Posted: 8/25/2003 2:09:47 PM EDT
g35 that is a great point, i did use #9 and that color is consistent with tarnished copper.
Link Posted: 8/25/2003 4:44:43 PM EDT
Hoppe's #9 is a great and mild copper remover. It works great for us old guys that still do the three day douche out before putting a weapon up in storage. I have a 1100sqft basement and many MTM CaseGuard cleaning racks! Dave S BTW, yes, it is your #9&copper residue that you see on you blast enhanser.
Link Posted: 8/26/2003 8:04:34 PM EDT
clean your barrel dry if it's chrome lined. otherwise you'll get the blue stuff and i've heard it's not good to leave it wet. i had blue stuff leaking out of my AK once. didn't do any harm and cleaned out easily. pretty much all i clean with is hoppes #9.
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