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Post by Milenfive on Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:46 pm

Whats the best way to clean a dirty compensatory?
Came across one that looks like its never been cleaned.
Please don't tell me to clean it with MERCURY.

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Post by dronning on Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:05 pm

Soak it in Kroil overnight & clean it with a 30 cal brass brush.  When done put it in a drawer Smile.
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Post by Aprilian on Tue Oct 15, 2019 4:50 pm

Dave, the one I bought from you took soaking, ultrasonic and then Dremmel round wire brush.   The comp got very hot and the crusty stuff came off in sheets and tested positive for lead.  

Clean and in the drawer now 😜
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Post by 1joel1 on Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:46 am

Kroil is good, but expensive so I use Hoppe's. Just let it soak.

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Post by bruce martindale on Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:34 pm

Put a torch on it, low flame. Lead will peel right off.

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Post by -TT- on Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:02 pm

bruce martindale wrote:Put a torch on it, low flame. Lead will peel right off.

But please don't do this indoors! Especially if your family has young'uns.

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Post by mpolans on Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:28 pm

How about leave the lead in and enjoy the extra weight aiding recoil/muzzle flip recovery during timed and rapid fire strings?  Very Happy

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