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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 8/14/2003 9:06:16 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/14/2003 9:07:33 AM EDT by Just-Shoot-It]
I recently purchased a new bushy superlight with the chromed bore. I have been shooting a Rem. 700 bdl .220 swift and found that treating the bore with Brownells moly bore treatment paste has produced much better accuracy and slightly higher velocities.

My question is- Would there be any detrimental effects on the chrome lining if i tried this in my new bushy?

I know chrome lined barrels will last more than long enough with regular maintenance but by adding the moly will it make it even smoother and last a little longer ?

Probably a dumb post, but hey, I'm new to the whole AR thing.
Link Posted: 8/14/2003 9:37:19 AM EDT
Higher velocities with moly? Thats unusual. Moly usually reduces friction and pressure meaning lower velocities. Did you up your powder charge?
Link Posted: 8/16/2003 5:14:46 PM EDT
A moly treatment will not have any ill effects on your chrome lined barrel. Moly coated bullets will, after a time, cause a buildup in the barrel that is difficult to remove.
Link Posted: 8/16/2003 11:17:24 PM EDT
Sorry, i forgot that i did raise the powder charge on the swift with the higher velocities.(brain fart)[:(]
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