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felts or pull through for barrel cleaning

Postby kj68 » Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:39 pm

Hi everyone I know there is a thread about barrel cleaning, but just in case my Gamo Compact needs cleaning what would be best to use either felts or barrel cleaning kit, also what oil do people recommend to put through the barrel.
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Re: felts or pull through for barrel cleaning

Postby pmh » Tue Apr 01, 2014 9:54 pm

I use Parker Hale gun oil and felt cleaners.

Once in a blue moon I'll shoot, felt, oiled felt, felt, felt.

And that's probably it.

Every now and then I'll pop the odd felt through.

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Re: felts or pull through for barrel cleaning

Postby RobinC » Wed Apr 02, 2014 11:09 am

Just use the occasional dry felt, twor three every tin, its easier than a pull through but that is just as good. It does not need oil. If its oiled it just has to be dried out fully before shooting, so don't oil it.
I've shot competitively at all levels for forty years, I still have all the pistols I evolved through, FWB65, FAS604, WaltherCP2, LPM-1 and modern Steyrs, as instructed by the factory techs I never oiled a barrel and none are rusty to this day.
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Re: felts or pull through for barrel cleaning

Postby kj68 » Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:57 pm

Evening fellas thanks for the advice, will order some felts.
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