What should I use to clean the pistol barrel with bronze or brass brush? Or should I use a nylon brush? Glock 17 and RUGER .22/.45 barrels. Thank You for any info.
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March 11, 2009, 06:32 PM
Bronze is fine.
And way better then nylon for cleaning, unless you are using copper solvent that will eat the bronze brushes for breakfast.
March 11, 2009, 08:46 PM
Even with using a bore solvent that is hard on brushes, I went back to bronze brushes. Nylon just doesn't work very well. I rinse the rod, brush or jag after every pass to keep everything clean I run down the barrel anyway. That will minimize the damage to the brushes and jags from solvents.
B12 Chemtool is a favorite for rinsing brushes, jags, and also rinsing out internals when disassembly is not feasible. (Or you just don't feel like it)
M-Pro 7 is a good overall gun cleaner for handgun when you completely disassemble it.