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as the title says, whats your favorites and why?
 

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Ballistol, Gunslick foaming bore cleaner, and some old solvent I don't know the name of but my dad has been using since I was a kid.
 

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Eezox for rust prevention/treatment.
 

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Gunslick foam for bore, Militec 1 for lube. Hoppe's Semi Auto Solvent for everything else.
 

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I'm really interested in this thread. I've been using the standard CLP/Breakfree oil since I got out of the Corps (the only thing we're allowed to use) and am anxious to try new things based on recommendations from the experts. Maybe post some links for where to buy some of this stuff online?
 

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M-Pro 7 solvent - Break Free CLP - Remmoil - Shooters Choice grease - Hoppies Benchrest copper solvent (the only thing I use that gets me in trouble for smell)
 

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I've used Hoppes No. 9 from wally world for pretty much everything, its worked for me, that stuff even did 90% of my cosmoline removal on my '42 Mosin
 

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I, use RemOil and RemActionCleaner, they work well for me and I buy them @ the factory store in the Arms for a good price..
 

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Gunzilla or Froglube, carbon doesn't even stick after these. It's almost disappointing how easy they are to clean after ;)
 

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Gunzilla or Froglube, carbon doesn't even stick after these. It's almost disappointing how easy they are to clean after ;)
That stuff sounds nice, I'll have to look for some.
 

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I have been using hoppes #9, break free bore cleaning foam. They seem to work well for my needs. So many brands and types out there now!

I also use boresnakes, are they good to use or is a rod much better? I do not shoot anything precision at this point.
 

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WOW nice features on the gunzilla!

Reduced weapon malfunctions in Iraq by 75%· Made from plants (no petroleum and no water)
· No hazardous chemicals
· Reduces friction, reduces wear, and increases the life of automatic guns
· Lowers operating temperatures of automatic guns (superior lubrication)
· Reduces jamming from carbon, sand, dust and freezing temperatures
· Leaves a non-ionic coating to reduce the attraction of sand & carbon
· Cleans, lubricates and protects all in one formula (no oil needed)
· Removes carbon, rust, copper, lead and plastic fouling in shotguns
· Cleans corrosive ammo
· Safe to leave on any metal and it does not evaporate
· Safe for use on Glock and other Polymer guns
· Doesn't irritate skin like most water based or petroleum based formulas
· Displaces water
· Low odor for indoor use
· Is not recognized as a human scent because Gunzilla is plant based
· For use in shotguns, automatic guns, rifles, handguns and muzzleloaders
· Replaces water, solvents and oiling when cleaning a muzzleloader
· Cleans carbon faster than traditional cleaners (breaks carbon bonds)
· No Teflon
· No Phenol
· No Silicone
· No Ammonia
· Non-corrosive
· Non- flammable
· Requires only 1/3 to ½ the liquid of normal cleaners
· Soap-and-water cleanup
· Increases the number of shots between cleanings in most guns
· Cleans shotgun choke tubes and stainless steel
· Airline (checked baggage) and air shipping safe
· No HAZMAT, no extra shipping, and no landfill fines
 

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There are some other threads covering recommendations on cleaners. I picked up Gunslick foaming bore cleaner after receiving some recommendations on this forum in past threads and must say that it does a fairly good job. Just spray the stuff into the barrel of your pistol or long gun and let it sit for at least 30-45 minutes. It dissolves copper and powder fouling and gets the bore pretty clean on its own - just run a brush and some dry patches through and the bore is shiny. The bore cleaner doesn't have an odor which is another reason why I like it. I still like to follow up with some patches soaked with Break Free Powder Blast to get any additional residue out of the bore.

I use Rem Oil to clean exterior surfaces, and it works well on the stainless steel finish of my Ruger Super Redhawk. I've found that a quick spritz or two of Rem Oil onto the bore snake at the end of a cleaning does well to coat/protect the inside of the bore, but will only run it through if I'm storing for more than a few weeks.
 

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Gunslick foam for bore, Militec 1 for lube. Hoppe's Semi Auto Solvent for everything else.
Same here. I have tried lots of products.

Butch's bore shine also works good. I use Powder Blast to hose out pistol frames and AR-15 actions to clean them too.
 

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Sorry, I should have included this link in my post recommending Eezox.

http://www.6mmbr.com/corrosiontest.html

And no I'm not affiliated with either Eezox or that website. Just a satisfied customer.
 

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Butch's bore shine also works good. I use Powder Blast to hose out pistol frames and AR-15 actions to clean them too.
Do you spray Powder Blast on the polymer portion of your pistols? I've always been overly cautious because I wasn't sure if Power Blast would do damage to plastics, just curious.
 

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Hoppes #9 for the bore or heavy powder residue, RemOil for everything else. I want to get some Balistol as everyone seems to love in on YouTube, but I have yet to see it in the stores.
 

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Do you spray Powder Blast on the polymer portion of your pistols? I've always be overly cautious because I wasn't sure if Power Blast would do damage to plastics, just curious.
Yup. I'm not saying it's 100% safe on 100% of plastics but I hose off my XD and keltec frames and its fine. It might make the surface a little dull until I wipe it with an oily rag but it's not going to eat away the gun or anything.
 
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