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Ubergeek
12-09-2006, 2:10 PM
Howdy Folks,

I'm wondering if anyone here knows 'the skinny' on the Remington abrasive bore cleaner (comes in a yellow bottle, I read it's mineral spirits mixed with some kind of pulverized earth). I see the stuff at WalMart and have been tempted to try it out on my CMP Garand (lots of copper fouling).

phish
12-09-2006, 7:30 PM
Is it labeled Remclean? I think that stuff has diatomaceous earth as the abrasive cleaning agent. If you're bore is particularly nasty, give it a try.

I use JB paste infrequently when I feel the need for some serious cleaning power.

califcowboy
12-09-2006, 7:44 PM
I have some and hardly use it. It doesn't clean that well for me. I don't think I'll ever buy it again. Go with something like Butch's or Sweets instead.

phish
12-09-2006, 10:51 PM
Boots (Obermeyer) has a favorite bore cleaner. It used to be called "Gold Medallion." They changed the name to "Remclean."

M/SGT. Jim Owens USMC (Ret.), "Care, Cleaning and Sportsmanship", p.31

Mitchell Maxberry; 1994 and 1995 National Champion...If there is roughness in the throat, I use Remclean or JB bore cleaner...

M/SGT. Jim Owens USMC (Ret.), "Care, Cleaning and Sportsmanship", p.118