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LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by SW-52 on Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:49 am

hi people, i shoot the last sunday and clean my barrel with kano kroil and after pass a cleaning rod with a cleaning patch for remove the dirt. i read the lsp barrel instructions and they recommend clean the barrel without cleaning rod,what is the best method for clean the barrel without damage the crown of barrel,thanks.


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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by Jon Eulette on Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:56 am

Clean from chamber end....ALWAYS! I've been using rods since Christ was a corporal with no negative results. Never use SS bristles and you should be fine.
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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by Christopher Miceli on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:05 am

Daannnng you old!

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by Archer Gravely on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:09 am

Instead of a rod, I use a piece of heavy duty weed wacker string to push patches thru

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by Christopher Miceli on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:12 am

I use the Tipton carbon fiber cause everything in life is better with carbon fiber

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by LenV on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:26 am

One pass with hoppes on a bore snake.

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by jglenn21 on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:30 am

from my rifle days... a coated steel or brass rod...Graphite can be abrasive.

just push only from the chamber end as Jon said and DON'T pull it back through from the muzzle

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by Al on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:32 am

I use the extra long wood shank q tips from brownells.
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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by SW-52 on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:34 am

Jon Eulette wrote:Clean from chamber end....ALWAYS! I've been using rods since Christ was a corporal with no negative results. Never use SS bristles and you should be fine.
Jon
thanks jon

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by SW-52 on Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:38 pm

thanks to all for the help!

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by kjanracing on Wed Nov 09, 2016 11:30 pm

From where you are SW-52?

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by davekp on Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:19 am

Why clean a 22cal barrel after every match?

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by jglenn21 on Thu Nov 10, 2016 10:28 am

These days I only clean the chamber in my 22

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by 1joel1 on Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:23 am

PatchWorm is wonderful. I have one for pistols and one for rifles.

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Re: LSP Barrel cleaning recommendations

Post by jmdavis on Fri Nov 11, 2016 1:19 pm

Weed wacker line or a patch worm. But the important thing to keeping my 22's with tight chambers running is brushing the chamber with a .243 or .25 bronze brush bent to the ~size of a 22 casing. I brush the chamber, pull through a dry patch and then try the drop test (barrel held muzzle down and if the round will not drop in and out I brush the chamber again and then use a patch with some kroil (which does wonders on both fouling and wax buildup), followed by 2 dry patches. If the opportunity is there I then fire several rounds to refoul the barrel or at least restart the fouling process. I brush the chamber before every match and pull through a dry patch. I only use kroll or other solvent when I need it. 

Finally I make sure that the mechanism is oiled with a light oil, Hoppes #9 oil, Marvel Machine Gun oil, etc.

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