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Posted: 10/29/2003 6:13:27 AM EDT
well im sitting here this morning cleaing my rifle. well i looked down the bbl and am seeing what looks like rust in the rifling.

is it rust or something else? and how do i get rid of it?

thanks
Link Posted: 10/29/2003 7:10:23 AM EDT
Jason is your barrel chromed lined? If so it shouldn't be rust.Have you been putting a running good CLP (oil) patch in there after you clean? I think what your seeing is copper from the bullets on the rifleing. Nothing to worry about.I might use a copper clean every 1000-2000 rnds or so.Thats me anyhow. My rifles are plinkers not match rifles .Cheers WarDawg
Link Posted: 10/29/2003 7:37:33 AM EDT
thank you. im not even sure how to tell if its chrome lined or not. and i think your right its prob just copper build up.
Link Posted: 10/29/2003 11:46:41 PM EDT
Might also just be carbon particles. Put some CLP or a solvent on a newish bronze bore brush and run it through the bore a few times, followed by a few clean patches. Hopefully it will clean up. If it is rust, you’ll feel the brush drag against it even after you’ve cleaned the bore as described above.
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