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Thread: Chore-Boy really works to remove lead!

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    Long time favorite of mine for 1911 barrels. I wrap it around a blue Nylon brush from Iosso and go back and forth until I can feel the barrel just start to get warm... that usually does it, if not, reorient the brush and repeat. Strong pref for the Chore Boy but the finer-spun stuff works too.... not quite as well though. Plus it's made in China and Chore Boy is made in Mexico....
    at least that's closer.

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    Cheap at True Value, $1.49 per pad, delivered to store for free! Cheaper than Amazon.

    Mark

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    Caution, I have some of this now that is magnetic under a copper plating apparently. I would say "avoid".

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    this stuff has been recommended by shotgun shooters for years to get out plastic fouling from the wads. When I was big into skeet and trap I used to wrap some around a worn out bore brush. Worked like a charm.
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    Department of Duh here.

    I see the very first post carried the warning about steel.

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    So does Mercury!


    (Totally sarcastic, does not construe actual advice! While it does work and was the go-to old man way a couple generations ago, it can be quite hazardous for a number of reason you either know already or can easily research)
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    Last edited by sgtrock82; 07-03-19 at 15:50.

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    Amazon carries them if you don't feel like driving all over town. $6 for 4.

    Or $28 for a crack pipe starter kit:
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    Quote Originally Posted by militarymoron View Post
    I misread the thread title as 'Choir-boy'.
    Me too, I was so confused.

    I see where the OP wanted total removal of lead. But I don't mind leaving a bit on my bore so as to not need to put rounds back through it to get back to optimal accuracy. Anybody share that line of thinking?

    Uni-Vibe, can you post a pic or link to the exact product. They have pads and brushes and .....which is the real deal?
    PB
    Last edited by Pappabear; 07-03-19 at 16:14.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kerplode View Post
    Amazon carries them if you don't feel like driving all over town. $6 for 4.

    Or $28 for a crack pipe starter kit:
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    Dang, I thought that was a meme!

    https://www.amazon.com/Chore-Boy-Cop...gateway&sr=8-3
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    Vinegar & peroxide mixed 50/50 filled in to a plugged barrel will dissolve lead with the caveat to follow up with a baking soda solution to neutralize the acid/oxidizer.

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