what solvents, oils do you use to clean brand new gun?

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  1. smithintx

    smithintx New Member

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    so what do you use to clean brand new gun? thanks
     


  2. 308nato

    308nato TGT Addict

    I use Hoppes 9 or CLP to clean all my firearms.
     
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  3. Charlie

    Charlie Illiterate TGT Supporter

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    Same as my old guns ................ Hoppe's! Been using it 50 years, no need to change now! :green:
     
  4. rman

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    I have used a few, but nowdays use G96 for everything, with Brian Enos Slide Glide on the rails. Overpriced at $15 on amazon for an aerosol can, but it works well and smells better than Ballistol.

    If the bore doesn't shine up after running a brush through it, I hit it with Hoppe's #9

    I also use Remington Squeegees, which were damn expensive, but haven't used a patch in about 2-3years. $60 for almost every caliber in a bag, which doubles as my range bag.

    I'll tell you this much, when everyone was complaining about Frog Lube, I laughed and gobbed it on my guns for years... until earlier this year wheny XDs striker gummed up during my LTC qualification. Couldn't get a single shot, firing pin was literally putting a scratch im the primer.

    Sent from my SIG Sauer
     
  5. rman

    rman Well-Known

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    sorry, that was a bit of a rant. But new, old, whatever. Clean them all the same.

    Sent from my SIG Sauer
     
  6. smithintx

    smithintx New Member

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    so you clean new guns which come loaded with grease same way with same stuff that you use to clean used guns?
     
  7. Vaquero

    Vaquero Pre-ban Staff Member Admin

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    I do.
     
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  8. Charlie

    Charlie Illiterate TGT Supporter

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    Ditto!
     
  9. rman

    rman Well-Known

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    yep

    Sent from my SIG Sauer
     
  10. Texan-in-Training

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    When I got my Kimber 82G from the CMP, I used AeroKroil to flush the bolt assembly... I cheated.
    Otherwise it's Hoppe's #9.
     


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