GUN Bronze or nylon bore brush?

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  1. Jackie Treehorn

    Jackie Treehorn Active Member

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    Which should I use on a 9mm pistol? Does it vary from gun to gun?
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    Either will work though bronze can give you false readings when cleaning because solvents will dissolve them. Just stay away from steel.
     
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    striker754 Chillin

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    false readings with a bore brush? what the fuck?
     
  4. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    copper solvents can slowly corrode a bronze or copper brush, giving false signs of copper.
     
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    striker754 Chillin

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  6. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    It's true :ugh:
     
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    Razardica Active Member

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    I use a boresnake with the bristles pulled out.
     
  8. soccaian

    soccaian New Member

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    but not that worrisome
     
  9. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    It is to me if I'm trying to get my bore clean and it keeps showing me there's copper in it.
     
  10. Sarge21

    Sarge21 Frau am Steuer Ungeheuer!

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    bore snake
     
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    striker754 Chillin

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    if you have fuckin OCD i guess then ya
     
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    Soybomb New Member

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    Nylon brushes won't get out copper fouling unless you're using a copper solvent too. I like a bronze brush every few cleans to help get the crap out, and a nylon just for rubbing carbon buildup, especially around the chamber.
     
  13. Goat

    Goat That crack is really moreish

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    Yeah, why try to get a barrel as clean as possible when testing a load for accuracy?

    God, I'm so crazy. :ugh:
     
  14. JaimeZX

    JaimeZX Formerly of :Sep 2001: fame - Also: Sprout Crew OT Supporter

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    Do you have a Ransom Rest or something?
     
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    boresnake
     

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