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What are people using for copper fouling?
« on: August 10, 2017, 08:47:51 PM »
I've been using Hopps copper solvent but am wondering what everyone else is using? Found something better?
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2017, 08:52:37 PM »
Well, there you go!
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2017, 09:06:20 PM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2017, 09:21:51 PM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2017, 09:34:10 PM »
Once the barrel is broken in I never pull the copper out.  Any of the ammonia based cleaners work well if you follow the directions.

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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2017, 10:41:57 PM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 10:51:03 PM »
Thanks for the replies! I'll try some of those out!
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2017, 12:34:51 AM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2017, 06:03:40 AM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #11 on: August 13, 2017, 06:11:04 AM »
Still use Hoppes here
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #12 on: August 13, 2017, 06:13:03 AM »
I stopped using those hard core solvents years ago and have had great success with M-pro7 products.

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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #13 on: August 13, 2017, 06:46:23 AM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2017, 07:59:34 AM »
Bore Tech if I need it. 

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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2017, 08:19:14 AM »
Ive used wipe out and montana extreme 50bmg solvents.  They both work well but the 50bmg is just plain obnoxious. Bottle says "caution, strong vapors", i expected it to be a normal hoppes type smell, i took a whiff and felt like i got punched in the nose!  Definitely something to only use outside, even then, i can smell ammonia for days afterward.
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2017, 08:25:49 AM »
Ive used wipe out and montana extreme 50bmg solvents.  They both work well but the 50bmg is just plain obnoxious. Bottle says "caution, strong vapors", i expected it to be a normal hoppes type smell, i took a whiff and felt like i got punched in the nose!  Definitely something to only use outside, even then, i can smell ammonia for days afterward.

Yea I opened that took one wiff and threw it out.  No reason to use that when non-scent stuff like Boretech works so well.

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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2017, 08:48:35 AM »
Only use Weapon Shield now solvent and lube, great stuff.

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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2017, 08:51:33 AM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #20 on: August 13, 2017, 09:58:17 AM »
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #21 on: August 13, 2017, 11:20:29 AM »
I'll be trying out some Wipeout "Patchout" today. Heard good things about it. Apparently, no brush required. I've used quite a few of the other copper removers, but never Wipeout. I picked up a bottle at Sportsmans Warehouse last time I was in Federal Way, a couple weeks ago. Tried Cabelas in Lacey first but they don't have it, or at least I didn't see any in the store. Seems odd that they wouldn't stock it, as it seems to be pretty popular.

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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #22 on: August 13, 2017, 12:44:18 PM »
I'll be trying out some Wipeout "Patchout" today. Heard good things about it. Apparently, no brush required. I've used quite a few of the other copper removers, but never Wipeout. I picked up a bottle at Sportsmans Warehouse last time I was in Federal Way, a couple weeks ago. Tried Cabelas in Lacey first but they don't have it, or at least I didn't see any in the store. Seems odd that they wouldn't stock it, as it seems to be pretty popular.
I've never tried the liquid Patchout but have had great success with the foam version.
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #23 on: August 13, 2017, 02:36:52 PM »
Make my own!   Ed's Red.    :tup:
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Re: What are people using for copper fouling?
« Reply #24 on: August 13, 2017, 04:12:52 PM »
I too make Ed's Red.  Last batch was a gallon that I'm working my way thru.   Ed's Red is good for powder fouling but not so much on copper fouling.

 

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