Cylinder 'burn-in' on GP100

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Cylinder 'burn-in' on GP100

Postby ajmorell » Mon Feb 02, 2009 6:29 pm

Not sure if that terminology is correct or not, but that is what someone else told me it was. Basically I've been shooting 38's pretty consistently without running .357s much at all. I've been shooting around 50 rounds per week and cleaning pretty stringently each week as well. I've been using bore-scrubber and the brass brush to clean it and haven't had a problem until now. I just went to try to chamber a .357 and it wouldn't fit. Anyone have any suggestions to getting the fouling out of the cylinders....I can't seem to get it out.
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Postby Major Woods » Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:08 pm

Plenty of product on the market to get severe fouling out of the gun.
I use the below paste and elbow grease to get it out of my wheel gun.
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Postby jrockncash » Tue Feb 03, 2009 4:47 pm

Wipe out foaming bore cleaner works very good. And elbow grease.
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Postby ajmorell » Tue Feb 03, 2009 5:16 pm

I figured there was something out there, just wasn't sure what to use. I also ordered a Hoppe's Tornado brush at someone else's advice so hopefully that will do the trick. With some elbow grease, Hoppe's #9 solvent & the brass brush I was able to get quite a bit of it out. The .357s still aren't fitting quite like they should but much closer than before.
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Postby jrockncash » Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:27 pm

You might try a solvent that is made to remove brass and copper. Might do more for you than one made for fouling and lead. Shooters choice works good but slow, thats why WipeOut is so nice. You just squirt some in let it sit and soak and work it out.
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Postby waterfowlhunter » Wed Feb 04, 2009 4:41 am

I like the foaming cleaners myself. Let it soak for 15min and then work it until it is clean. Kroil is a good one for Cylinders too. You are having the same issue that people have after shooting 22 shorts in their revolvers or rifles, after awhile they can not chamber the LR ammo anymore until a good bit of scrubbing.
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Postby ajmorell » Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:22 pm

Well, I eventually got it with standard Hoppe's and a brass brush but it took a ton of elbow grease. Like I mentioned before, I ordered a better brush, a bit oversized too, so hopefully that will speed up the cleaning process next time.
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