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#6228662 - 03/18/16 06:32 PM Whats your go to way to clean rimfire suppressor baffles? I need ideas
huntandfish Offline
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Registered: 11/29/07
Posts: 1682
Loc: Seclusion, tx
I have spectre ii and element 2, both have ss baffles. Ive been doing the dip, but even after 4 hours the stuff is still hard as heck. Yes i just about use hazmat gear to deal with the dip and have the used stuff in sealed containers. After 4 hour soak i still had to scrape the hell out of the element baffles. Guess i need a much longer soak! The tubes clean up so easy compared to the baffles. How do you clean them? If you use the dip, how long do you soak? Need some other good ideas.

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#6228752 - 03/18/16 07:47 PM Re: Whats your go to way to clean rimfire suppressor baffles? I need ideas [Re: huntandfish]
Txhillbilly Offline
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Registered: 08/14/15
Posts: 487
Loc: Johnson County
This article may help. I've got my Spectre II and Varminter 3.0 soaking in DOT 5 brake fluid as I'm typing this now.

http://www.rrdvegas.com/silencer-cleaning.html

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#6228762 - 03/18/16 07:59 PM Re: Whats your go to way to clean rimfire suppressor baffles? I need ideas [Re: huntandfish]
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Registered: 08/18/12
Posts: 9103
Loc: Chambers County
Ultra sonic cleaner is your best bet.
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#6229025 - 03/19/16 02:34 AM Re: Whats your go to way to clean rimfire suppressor baffles? I need ideas [Re: huntandfish]
Toxarch Online   content
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Registered: 03/09/11
Posts: 1723
Loc: Parker County
Rotary tumbler for a long time. Comes out looking almost perfect. Going to try the Silicone dip (per the above article) next cleaning to make them easier to clean in the future.
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