Gun Barrel fouling
has unquestionably ruined more guns than worn barrels. Nothing
destroys a gun's accuracy or pattern faster or ruins a barrel
sooner than barrel fouling.
in the gun barrel is a problem in any firearm. Rifles add
copper or lead fouling. In shotguns powder mixes with plastic
What many gun
owners do not realize is that the powder residue gets burnt
and subsequently ironed into the walls of the bore every time
a bullet passes over it. Copper and lead are then left in the
firearm barrel in the form of a thin, smeared layer. Plastic
wad residue is melted into the powder residue in a very
with the first shot and increases every time you take a
subsequent shot. The result in most rifles is a sandwich
effect of powder and gilded metals and in shotguns it's powder
and melted plastic. The fouling attracts moisture and traps it
against the barrel walls.
cleaning solvent does not attack, lift, and dissolve fouling,
you are wasting money and possibly ruining your gun. Be sure
to choose a remover that is specially formulated to dissolve
and lift away any barrel fouling.
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