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Old 11-24-2019, 09:39 PM
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Join Date: Jun 2011
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The 6 digit was the roughest of the 3. The muzzle measures just under 3 on my cmp gauge but cleaned up really well. Itís got some light surface rust under the wood. I would like to figure out how to clean it without hurting the finish. The HRA measures a 2 at the muzzle and cleaned up awesome. The IHC was the best. Mostly IHC parts, appears original lmr barrel that measures a 1. It did have some splotches under the wood as well.
I have had the best luck using a penny as a scraper, gently working at it with some oil or bore cleaner on the rust, wiping it off often with more of the same solution to check progress. You have to use a penny that is old enough to be all copper. Using 0000 Steel Wool never really worked well for me. The penny is more gentle on the Parkerizing.
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