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#189442 - 02/05/18 11:15 PM Re: Revolver cleaning [Re: Chance Weldon]
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Kroil to clean.. Three in 0ne oil to lube

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#189627 - 02/11/18 10:48 AM Re: Revolver cleaning [Re: sw282]
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Hoppes for solvent. The thing that helps me the most however is that I clean the cylinders in a Lyman Ultrasonic cleaner. I don't use the ultrasonic for any other parts but the cylinder come out perfect on my two FA Model 97's ( 45 colt and 357 ).

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#189629 - 02/11/18 11:40 AM Re: Revolver cleaning [Re: DavT]
cessna
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DavT, I wonder what would happen if you put the cylinder from a SRH into a vibrating shell cleaner with the medium you use for cleaning brass. I use regular medium with no polish added. Interesting idea.

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#189630 - 02/11/18 12:03 PM Re: Revolver cleaning [Re: cessna]
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 Originally Posted By: cessna
DavT, I wonder what would happen if you put the cylinder from a SRH into a vibrating shell cleaner with the medium you use for cleaning brass. I use regular medium with no polish added. Interesting idea.


You will get dust and media in places you don't want dust and media
like under the star and inside the crane. Not a good idea.


Edited by junebug (02/11/18 12:07 PM)
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#189633 - 02/11/18 12:47 PM Re: Revolver cleaning [Re: junebug]
s4s4u
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 Originally Posted By: junebug
 Originally Posted By: cessna
DavT, I wonder what would happen if you put the cylinder from a SRH into a vibrating shell cleaner with the medium you use for cleaning brass. I use regular medium with no polish added. Interesting idea.


You will get dust and media in places you don't want dust and media
like under the star and inside the crane. Not a good idea.


Agreed, and it might affect the finish as well. I wouldn't go there.
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#189689 - 02/12/18 12:18 PM Re: Revolver cleaning [Re: s4s4u]
cessna
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It was just a wild thought. I certainly wouldn't want to screw things up. Mostly I use Hoppe's on my revolvers.

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